cyber theft http://www.kplu.org en Microsoft, FBI Say They've Disrupted $500 Million Botnet http://www.kplu.org/post/microsoft-fbi-say-theyve-disrupted-500-million-botnet Working jointly with the FBI, Microsoft says it has disrupted a botnet responsible for stealing more than $500 million from bank accounts worldwide.<p><a href="http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2013/06/05/microsoft-works-with-financial-services-industry-leaders-law-enforcement-and-others-to-disrupt-massive-financial-cybercrime-ring.aspx">In a blog post published late last night</a>, Microsoft said this was its "most agressive botnet operation to date" and the "first time that law enforcement and the private sector have worked together" to "execute a civil seizure warrant as par Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:31:30 +0000 9002 at http://www.kplu.org Microsoft, FBI Say They've Disrupted $500 Million Botnet U.S. attorney: A 'buggy whip moment' in fighting cyber crime http://www.kplu.org/post/us-attorney-buggy-whip-moment-fighting-cyber-crime <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington Jenny </span>Durkan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">faced tough questions from senators in Washington D.C. on Wednesday when she testified</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;before the Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism.</span></p><p>Durkan, who was speaking as chair of the U.S. Justice Department Task Force on Cyber Crime, was asked why more isn't being done to stop thieves who use the Internet to steal everything from credit card numbers to trade secrets. Thu, 09 May 2013 00:48:54 +0000 Paula Wissel 8717 at http://www.kplu.org U.S. attorney: A 'buggy whip moment' in fighting cyber crime