Date of First Publication: October 12, 2020

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA
Alexandria Division

MICROSOFT CORPORATION, a
Washington Corporation, , and FS-ISAC, INC.,
a Delaware corporation,

Plaintiff,

v.

JOHN DOES 1-2, CONTROLLING A
COMPUTER BOTNETS AND THEREBY
INJURING PLAINTIFF AND THEIR
CUSTOMERS AND MEMBERS,,

Defendants.


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Plaintiffs Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) and FS-ISAC, Inc. (“FS-ISAC”) have sued Defendants John Does 1-2 associated with the IP addresses listed in the documents set forth herein. Plaintiffs allege that Defendants have violated Federal and state law by hosting a cybercriminal operation through these IP addresses, causing unlawful intrusion into Plaintiffs customers’ and member organizations’ computers and computing devices; and intellectual property violations to the injury of Plaintiffs and Plaintiffs’ customers and member organizations. Plaintiffs seek a preliminary injunction directing the hosting companies associated with these IP addresses to take all steps necessary to disable access to and operation of these IP addresses to ensure that changes or access to the IP addresses cannot be made absent a court order and that all content and material associated with these IP addresses are to be isolated and preserved pending resolution of the dispute. Plaintiffs seek a permanent injunction, other equitable relief and damages. Full copies of the pleading documents are available at www.noticeofpleadings.com/trickbot.

NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY! You must “appear” in this case or the other side will win automatically. To “appear” you must file with the court a legal document called a “motion” or “answer.” The “motion” or “answer” must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 21 days of the date of first publication specified herein. It must be in proper form and have proof of service on Microsoft's attorney, Gabriel M. Ramsey at Crowell & Moring, LLP, 3 Embarcadero Center, 26th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111. If you have questions, you should consult with your own attorney immediately.

MOTION FOR LIMITED AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT DISCOVERY NECESSARY TO IDENTIFY AND SERVE DOE DEFENDANTS

MISCELLANEOUS

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