Microsoft dedicates cybercrime centre

Microsoft said Thursday that it had set up a facility on its Redmond, Wash., camps where members of Microsoft, other businesses, and law enforcement can team together to take on cybercrime.Microsoft already employs nearly 100 attorneys, investigators, technical experts and forensic analysts to fight counterfeit software, as well as halt the spread of child pornography, click fraud, and other online threats.
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2063352/microsoft-dedicates-cybercrime-center.htmlAlso see:Microsoft’s new Cybercrime Center combines tactics against hacking groups
The maker of the most popular computer operating system in the world is launching a new strategy against criminal hackers by bringing together security engineers, digital forensics experts and lawyers trained in fighting software pirates under one roof at its new Cybercrime Center.Microsoft Corp’s expanded Digital Crimes Unit inside the 16,800-square foot, high-security facility combines a wide array of tactics that have worked the best: massive data gathering and analysis, gumshoe detective work, high-level diplomacy and creative lawyering.
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