Botnets: Are you protected?

This year one of the main focuses of National
Cyber Security Awareness Month
is the increasing risk of computer botnets and
other types of malicious software (also known as malware).

Microsoft is fighting the war against botnets on both the technological
and the legal fronts. To learn more about what you can do to avoid botnets, see
How to better
protect your computer from botnets and other malware

To find out what
Microsoft is doing to combat the problem, see
Operation
b49: Microsoft takes on the bots
.

 

 

About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »