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Old 02-16-2009, 06:39 AM   #11
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Maybe they are doing an RIAA - Sue the pants of someone to scare everyone else.
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Old 02-16-2009, 07:52 AM   #12
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Yeah I thought it was a little odd because they've never done something like that before
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In 2005 Microsoft paid out $250,000 (171,000) to two individuals who helped identify the creator of the notorious Sasser worm. The author was arrested and sentenced by the German authorities.
They have a fund set up to give rewards for especially damaging viruses and worms

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In 2003 Microsoft created its reward programme with $5m (3.4m) in funding to help law enforcement agencies bring computer virus and worm authors to justice.
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Old 02-16-2009, 09:46 AM   #13
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They are prolly gonna find out who is responsible and once they do they will drop the charges and give them a job....

Call me the Plague...

Ok well MR. THE PLAGUE.....
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Old 02-16-2009, 12:14 PM   #14
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They are prolly gonna find out who is responsible and once they do they will drop the charges and give them a job....

Call me the Plague...

Ok well MR. THE PLAGUE.....
lol. its probably gonna be some Russian college student.
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Old 02-16-2009, 12:23 PM   #15
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I'd totally turn my brother in for that money...


too bad he isn't smart enough to ever make any form of a virus.
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Old 02-18-2009, 12:12 AM   #16
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I'd totally turn my brother in for that money...


too bad he isn't smart enough to ever make any form of a virus.
But does microsoft know that? All you need to do is make it sound convincing and the run with the monies.
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that definitely is a lot of cash!! too bad i don't know anyone who could write up such a virus to piss off Microsoft to the point they'd dish out that kind of cash
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Old 02-27-2009, 12:55 AM   #18
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Another excuse to not do homework. I'm investigating...
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Never even heard of that virus. Thats a huge reward
if you havent...lol, my computer had it, my friends compy got it and my girlfriends work place manager had it...my friend got it because i didnt know i had it then i had to bring over some files on a pendrive to his house..plugged it in..and thats how the virus was transfered..it hides itself pretty damn well too lol
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although Microsoft can wipe their butt on this amount of money, small businesses would love to have it. I'm a small business, and this amount of money would be awesome, as i'd be able to further many endeavors. Sorry, I do not know who did it. Darn! LOL!
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