Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit Newsroom: Press Materials

Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit

See how the Microsoft Cloud and advanced analytics are stepping up the fight against cybercrime
The Fire Hose blog
Jan. 18, 2016

DCU Fact Sheet
Jan. 2016

Digital Detectives
Feature Story
Nov. 14, 2013

Malicious Software

Cloud power disrupts global malware
Dec. 17, 2015
Microsoft on the Issues

Microsoft assists law enforcement to help disrupt Dorkbot botnets
Dec. 3, 2015
Malware Protection Center blog

Microsoft partners with Interpol, industry to disrupt global malware attack affecting more than 770,000 PCs in past six months
April 25, 2015
Malware Protection Center blog

Microsoft Malware Protection Center assists in disrupting Ramnit
Feb. 25, 2015
Malware Protection Center blog

Europol takes down servers used by cybercriminals to steal financial data
Feb. 25, 2015
Microsoft on the Issues

Microsoft partners with financial services industry on fight against cybercrime
Sept. 29, 2014
Microsoft on the Issues

Microsoft plays offense against global cybercrime epidemic
June 30, 2014
The Official Microsoft Blog

Microsoft helps FBI in GameOver Zeus botnet cleanup
June 02, 2014
The Official Microsoft Blog

Organized crime costs global enterprises more than $315 billion annually
March 19, 2014
Microsoft on the Issues

Protecting Vulnerable Populations

PhotoDNA

First Microsoft PhotoDNA update adds Linux and OS X support, detections up to 20 times faster
Dec. 18, 2015
Microsoft on the Issues

Microsoft’s PhotoDNA: Protecting children and businesses in the cloud
July 15, 2015
Feature story

New Microsoft PhotoDNA Cloud Service offers a better, easier way to protect children and businesses
July 15, 2015
The Fire Hose

Fact Sheet: PhotoDNA & PhotoDNA Cloud Service
PDF file, 80.5KB

Microsoft begins offering PhotoDNA Cloud service
Jan. 20, 2015
User-generated content is growing exponentially—and so are the risks of hosting it. PhotoDNA Cloud Service significantly reduces the effort needed to detect and report images that exploit children. A simple, scalable deployment of this free service enables you to protect your users and your business.

Tech Scams

How to keep your parents’ finances in order as they age
Feb. 18, 2016

Brochure: Avoiding tech support scams (PDF)

AG sues one of world’s biggest tech support providers to stop deceptive scam
Dec. 16, 2015

Microsoft testifies on fighting technical support scams
Oct. 21, 2015
Microsoft on the Issues

Microsoft hosts renowned ID theft expert to kick off expanded AARP partnership to stop tech scams
Sept. 30, 2015
Microsoft on the Issues

Microsoft takes action against tech support scammers
Dec. 18, 2014