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Microsoft offers up reward for Conficker author

$250,000 dollars for their arrest

| Posted: Feb 13, 2009 6:26 pm

Yesterday Microsoft put up a $250,000 (US) reward for information leading to the arrest of the Conficker Virus author.

 

The Conficker Virus has infected an estimated 12 million systems worldwide and continually updates itself by contacting a seemingly random string of fake domain names.

 

According to a statement by MS the Conficker is being viewed as a criminal attack, as such a monetary reward is being offered to help apprehend the people responsible.

 

For $250,000 someone might leak something.

 

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