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[SCMag] Microsoft offers $250K reward to find Rustock masterminds

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Fresh off releasing new stats showing that more than half of machines once infected with the Rustock trojan have been cleaned, Microsoft is turning its attention to finding the masterminds responsible for the botnet.
http://www.scmagazineus.com/microsof...rticle/207765/
    
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Lol

thats generous of them :b
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Will they pardon you if you turn yourself in?
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This is where the 'masterminds' should ask for total immunity then turn themselves in
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They want to find them to prosecute them, not look at them.

I doubt they will award the money to anyone involved unless it leads to someone more involved being popped.
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Originally Posted by Shichibukai View Post
This is where the 'masterminds' should ask for total immunity then turn themselves in
They probably make more money off the botnet than the measly $250k reward.
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I want the $250k reward, but the work I'd go through only to have Lulzsec or ANYONE even the frkn FBI to find them first, my life.... wasted...
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Welp. Time to hide. See you guys in a few months under a new screen name.
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if they promise not to prosicute me if i tell them who it was and they let me have the money IT WAS ME lol
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What.
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