Microsoft Offers $250K Reward

By on January 30, 2004, 2:12 AM
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.

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