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28oct2005 - Microsoft Discovers Zombies

"I'm shocked, shocked to find that zombie PCs send spam."

Microsoft Stalks Super Spammers

Takes legal action after test PC is bombarded by 18 million spam messages in three weeks.

Microsoft announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against groups that use zombie computers. The software giant took the action after learning through a company experiment that use of infected PCs to thwart spam blockers and pass along immense quantities of junk e-mail is more widespread and disruptive than Microsoft expected.

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