Microsoft, Chilean govt team up against cybercrime

Friday 10 March 2017 | 11:08 CET | News
The Chilean attorney general's office has announced an agreement with Microsoft to work together in the fight against cybercrime. In a joint statement, attorney general Jorge Abbott and Microsoft's Latin America president Cesar Cernuda said the aim was to put in place tools to detect crimes in areas such as intellectual property, child pornography and cyber security, thus facilitating prosecution. Under the terms of the deal, Microsoft will provide consulting on the use of cyber criminal tracking tools and methods, such as its PhotoDNA cloud service.

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Categories: IT
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: Chile
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