"One of the best ways to fight the criminal malware networks that now populate the Internet might actually be the simplest – publicize their existence. That is one conclusion that to be drawn from a white paper published by a volunteer group, the Shadowserver Foundation, which assesses the activities of the Russian Business Network (RBN), a major crimeware hub which abruptly disappeared from the Internet in November, after its existence received worldwide publicity.
The authors suggest that what drove the hub out of existence was not the activity of the many small groups of anti-malware volunteers, but the simple fact that the RBN’s notoriety had grown to embarrassing proportions." – Content courtesy of PC World – Fight Malware With Exposure, Group Advises
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