botnets

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 […]

Mike Rowe was almost sued by Microsoft for his website MikeRoweSoft

Mike Rowe was almost sued by Microsoft for his website MikeRoweSoft

Microsoft vs. MikeRoweSoft was a legal dispute between Microsoft and a Canadian Belmont high school student named Mike Rowe over the domain name “MikeRoweSoft.com”. The case received international press attention following Microsoft’s perceived heavy-handed approach to a 12th grade student’s part-time web design business and the subsequent support that Rowe received from the online community. […]