Microsoft and others in the technology industry have worked together for many years to disrupt malicious software, or malware, and to reduce its impact on customers. But despite those efforts, many malware families live on, continuing to infect computers and cause damage well after they are discovered.

Can industry leaders come together and begin eliminating malware once and for all? Dennis Batchelder, Partner Group Program Manager at the Microsoft Malware Protection Center, outlines a coordinated approach aimed at doing just that in this post on the MMPC Blog.