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Microsoft Runs the Largest Botnets

It might be surprising to hear that Microsoft owns the 10 largest botnets in the world – but just as it takes a thief to catch a thief, it may require running a botnet to save organizations from botnets.

At security conference Sector this week in Toronto, Tim Rains, chief security advisor for Microsoft’s Worldwide Cybersecurity & Data Protection team, said Microsoft has taken control of botnets as part of its security strategy, which it is using to secure organizations using its Azure cloud services.

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Source: Microsoft Runs the Largest Botnets to Keep Customers Safe