Microsoft: Ban ‘sick’ PCs from the Internet

“The problem with PCs infected with bots has stymied security professionals ever since botnets came into wide use among cyber criminals. Attempts to shut down the command-and-control servers only temporarily have any effect, and investigators take months — or years — to nab the those responsible for the attacks.

Now Microsoft is arguing that the security community needs to develop a collective health policy to restrict sick PCs — those infected with malware — from connecting to the Internet.”

(Microsoft: Ban ‘sick’ PCs from the Internet | Malware – InfoWorld)

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