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Microsoft turns Rustock botnet case over to the FBI

09/22, 4:35pm

FBI gets Microsoft evidence in spammer case

Microsoft is handing over all the evidence it gathered on the largest e-mail spam network to the FBI, hoping Cosma2k faces the appropriate punishment. According to CNET, Cosma2k is the ringleader of the Rustock botnet, which sends 30 billion messages a day at its peak. Said evidence includes hard drives seized at the Rustock raid back in March in its hosting facility in Kansas City, Missouri.

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