Microsoft: Keep internet healthy by isolating infected PCs

Computers infected with malware should be disconnected from the internet to prevent them posing a risk to the rest of the online community, a top security executive at Microsoft has urged.In a paper delivered to the ISSE 2010 computer security conference in Berlin on Wednesday, Scott Charney, Microsoft’s vice president of Trustworthy Computing, proposed the move as part of a re-think of global IT cybersecurity along public-health lines. Quarantining infected PCs would help prevent malware from spreading and could help battle botnets, he said.
http://www.zdnet.co.uk/news/security/2010/10/07/microsoft-keep-internet-healthy-by-isolating-infected-pcs-40090449/

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