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Malware Morons Mostly Off the Hook

A company out of the Czech Republic that may have inadvertently hosted a botnet group got busted -- at least according information gathered by Microsoft forensics. Now the company called Dotfree has agreed to a civil settlement.

The deal calls for Dofree to give up control of all domains and subdomains used by the botnetters. There doesn't appear to be a monetary penalty attached that would cost Dotfree and arm and a leg bone.

Now Dotfree is committed to investigating just what happened so it won't occur again.

Posted by Doug Barney on 10/31/2011 at 1:18 PM


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