Microsoft: Bring me the head of the Conficker worm programmer!

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And suddenly, all the late nights of IRC channel bragging seems like a bad idea: Microsoft has put up a bounty of $250,000 to anyone who can identify the author or authors of the Conficker or Downadup worm, which takes advantage of a buffer overflow vulnerability in Windows to propagate, steal personal information and infect the machine with malware. Note that the dripping, decapitated coconuts of the suspected perps aren't good by their own... Microsoft will require some proof before ponying up the gees. Microsoft offers reward to catch worm maker [Yahoo]
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9 Responses to Microsoft: Bring me the head of the Conficker worm programmer!

  1. johninsapporo says:

    What an admission of defeat!

  2. dculberson says:

    Oh my lord, I just read the synopsis of that movie and I have got to see it. How have I not heard of it before now?!

  3. LightningRose says:

    I suppose that’s cheaper than what it would cost to fix their crappy software.

  4. Toplus says:

    Shouldn’t they ask for the head of the Microsofts programmers that made this overflow vulnerability possible?

  5. strider_mt2k says:


  6. sarenmithsarn says:

    what movie!? did I miss something?

  7. sarenmithsarn says:

    What movei?! Did I miss something?!

  8. Anonymous says:

    Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia directed by Sam Peckinpah.

  9. MonkeyFez says:

    One of the best movies ever.

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