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Microsoft's bounty for catching virus writers
  • From: Keith Roberts <keith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2003 09:42:23 +0000 (GMT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0311080931500.885-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

Hi list!

Something that may be of interest to anyone that has not
heard about this yet.

Microsoft has anounced a $5 million dollar fund set apart
for rewarding anyone that can give information to the
FBI, Interpol etc, that would result in the conviction
of virus writers/distributors.

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Microsoft places $250,000 Bounty on
MSBlast worm and Sobig virus authors
First two targets of new $5 Million "Fink Fund"
created to aid law enforcement's pursuit of
malware authors and perpetrators.

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Please see for more details:

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2003/nov03/11-05AntiVirusRewardsPR.asp


Regards - Keith Roberts


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