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Microsoft Launches Effort to Fight Cyber Fraud

Microsoft is ratcheting up its efforts to fight Internet crime. The software giant has joined forces with the National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance to launch a new reporting system aimed at stamping out some of the most pervasive online blights.

The Internet Fraud Alert system, powered by Microsoft, will provide real-time monitoring and reporting through a partnership with many stakeholders in the fight against online fraud, including eBay and the Federal Trade Commission. eSecurity Planet has the details.


Microsoft announced it has joined with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) to launch a new reporting system aimed at cutting down on fraud and theft online.

Dubbed Internet Fraud Alert, the program is already up and running. It is built on Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) technology and administered by the NCFTA, according to a joint statement.

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Microsoft and E-Fraud Group Aim to Stop ID Theft