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Old 05-25-2005, 05:57 PM   #1
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Angry Russians use affiliate model to spread spyware

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An online business based in Russia will pay websites 6 US cents for each machine they infect with adware and spyware, security researchers said this week, calling the practice "awful".
I'd call it more than awful, full story here...

http://www.itnews.com.au/newsstory.a...edate=20050525
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Old 05-26-2005, 01:16 AM   #2
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Great that's all we need is more recruter's...I say let's block them sucker's..
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Old 06-08-2005, 09:00 AM   #3
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Yeah an i live here. Haha but i use firefox and a good firewall with 2 spyware and adware scanners
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