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 Monday, 20 September 2010

Germany is the first country to launch a large scale malware cleaning project backed by the government, Internet service providers and security companies.

The new Anti-Botnet Counseling Center (Anti-Botnet Beratungszentrum) is an organization dedicated to assisting German users with removing botnet infections from their computers. It was established with funding from the Federal Ministry of Interior and the technical assistance is provided by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). The initiative was announced late last year as a collaboration between the Federal Government and the German Internet Industry Association (eco).


(Source: Softpedia)

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