While sometimes considered evil, Microsoft kills for good this time.
The "big hack" of 2020 has been all over the news of late. I've read many a story about how hard it will be to detect and rid hackers who have gotten into a multitude of computer systems and have been rummaging around in there for about nine months undetected.
Here is a positive story of how Microsoft has used its immense size and influence for good to beat back the hackers:
Now, how "clean is clean" when it comes to having the malware actually be gone? I'm reminded here of the movie Poltergeist. Near the end of the movie, there is a woman who "casts out all the evil spirits" and declares the house "is clean!" But later that day/evening it appears it is not so "clean."
We'll just have to see. My recommendation — stay out of the swimming pool in the backyard!