Microsoft bounty for worm creator

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  1. The News Bot

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    The software giant is offering $250,000 to help capture the person behind a nasty computer worm known as Conficker
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  2. crestron boy

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    hahaha steve ballmer has declared war on a hacker!
     
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    Fair play... they need to up the stakes and flush these ****ing idiots out. Anybody who thinks it's a good idea creating malware is obviously sad and deranged.
    Yes, it's cleaver creating a bit of complex code... but I wish they would put their talents to something that actually helps people... medical research or similar? Might even benefit themselves one day?
     
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    or it could encourage hackers to write more complex and desctructive viruse's in the hope ballmer will get more angry and put a bigger bounty on them
     
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    For that amount of money I'd happily hand myself in!
     
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    I agree with your every word. :thumbsup:

    Cheers,

    Martin.
     

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