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Windows 7: Microsoft offers $250,000 reward to catch Conficker worm author

13 Feb 2009   #1
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Microsoft offers $250,000 reward to catch Conficker worm author

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Microsoft is trying to put some pressure on the creators of the Conficker Internet worm (otherwise known as Downadup) that has infected millions of Windows PCs in record time. According to reports, the company is prepared to shell out the sum of $250,000 to anyone that can provide information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the malicious code.
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13 Feb 2009   #2
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

Hello Aaron,

Good to see MS treating the people who write these things as the criminals they are

Just as a side Note, this story has actually made the Main BBC news bulletin today, maybe the Director General of the BBC is a member here
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