Microsoft is offering reward of $250,000 for providing identification, arrest and criminal conviction of the individual(s) responsible for controlling the Rustock bot net
This Rustock bot net enslaves around 1 million computers and force them to generate billion of spam mails. It is able to send 30 billion spam mails every day. This bot net leads to other crimes such advertising unapproved versions of pharmaceuticals.
Richard Boscovich posted in Microsoft official blog as follows:
Anyone with information on the Rustock botnet or its operators should contact Microsoft at email@example.com.