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Microsoft Offers $250K Reward

By Julio Franco
Jan 30, 2004
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  1. Microsoft Corp. promised Thursday to pay a $250,000 reward to anyone who helps authorities capture and prosecute the author of a fast-spreading computer virus.

    The reward is the third offered so far under a $5 million program Microsoft began in November to help U.S. authorities nab the authors of unusually damaging Internet infections aimed at consumers of the company's software products.

    Read more: eWeek.
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