$250,000 Reward for Helping Arrest the Culprit Behind Conficker (aka Downadup) worm

• As part of Microsoft’s continuing efforts to protect its customers, Microsoft announced a collaborative effort with technology industry leaders and academia to implement a coordinated, global approach to combating the Conficker worm.• This collaborative partnership between Microsoft, security researchers, ICANN and operators within the domain name system has proactively disabled a significant number of domains targeted…

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