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    Microsoft and Symantec disrupt cyber crime ring
    The servers that were pulled off line on Wednesday had been used to communicate with what Microsoft and Symantec estimate are between 300,000 and 1 million PCs currently infected with malicious software that enslaved them into the botnet.
    Gives ya goosebumps, y'know...

    Exclusive: Microsoft and Symantec disrupt cyber crime ring - Yahoo! News
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    Not much hope for us when two giants like that get hacked, especially their servers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck Hamrick View Post
    Not much hope for us when two giants like that get hacked, especially their servers.
    ???

    MS and Symantec did not get hacked. They worked together to take down the bad guys' servers that were controlling between 300K and 1M PCs...
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    Responded to your post before I read the article. Wife changed me to decaf and its screwing up my biorhythms!

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    I'm down to 1/2 and 1/2 - too drastic to switch straight to decaf!
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