Microsoft unveiled its new Cybercrime Center located on its Redmond, Washington campus. Reminiscent of a Hollywood set, the center boasts huge flat-panel TV’s displaying algorithms, data, and images with tools and software all about cybercrime and of course case files and notebooks for the cybercrime agents. Here agents will keep tabs on global cyber threats in real time. They will partner with third-party cyber security analysts for as long as necessary to solve cybercrimes. Cybercrime may sound silly but it’s a very real and present threat costing consumers an estimated $113 billion per year. The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit has already won some big battles in the war on cybercrime, having shut down the Citadel botnet and exposing international piracy rings.
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