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Microsoft reaches settlement with Kelihos botnet suspect

Microsoft has reached a settlement with the man named in last month's botnet sting. In September, Redmond incapacitated a medium-sized botnet dubbed Kelihos that controlled some 41,000 machines and was capable of sending 3.8 billion spam emails per day. Although…

Microsoft disables 41,000-strong Kelihos botnet

Microsoft added another notch to its belt today following the demise of a 41,000-strong botnet. Called Kelihos or Waledac 2.0, the zombie network was capable of sending 3.8 billion spam emails per day. While it isn't the biggest fish Microsoft has…