[CS-FSLUG] Pirated Windows 7 leads to malware, botnet

Stephen J. McCracken smccracken at hcjb.org.ec
Thu May 14 13:54:07 CDT 2009

>> Ryan Naraine: Several news outlets are reporting on a new piece of
>> malware embedded into pirated copies of Microsoft's Windows 7 for the
>> express purpose of building a botnet.

> Wow, best thing that can happen to microsoft. What a convenient way to
> spead fear from "pirated" stuff.
> I'm not implying, that macrosoft could be behind this in any way.

Realistically, many of those that would go for the "pirated" version
wouldn't know or care.

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