Image: LIGNET: Private Sector Joins Battle Against Global Cybercrime Wave
Bill Gates, chairman and founder of Microsoft Corporation, speaks during the Clinton Global Initiative on Tuesday, Sept. 24, in New York City. Microsoft has taken an increasingly active role in helping law enforcement find and shut down cybercriminals operating on US-based networks. (Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

LIGNET: Private Sector Joins Battle Against Global Cybercrime Wave

Friday, 27 Sep 2013 01:51 PM

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The takedown of bank account-draining botnets over the past two years demonstrates that as the capabilities of cybercriminals are advancing, so is the ability of government to take down cybercrime rings. And with government now using the RICO statute to prosecute cybercriminals and getting help from Microsoft and other companies in tracking botnets, the balance of power has shifted in favor of law enforcement.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.


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