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A second hacking crew has weighed into the conflict in Syria on the side of embattled Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Net security firm FireEye reckons it has identified 11 members of the "Syrian Malware Team" after analysing a strain of malware called BlackWorm. The malware is used by the group to infiltrate targets, say …

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"According to Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit,"

The same group that put Vista into the wild?

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Re: "According to Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit,"

Nice, headed by Ballmer?

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Re: "According to Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit,"

"The same group that put Vista into the wild?"

Two schools of thought on this -

1) Vista designed such that nothing would run on it, not even viruses (virii?)

2) Obscure corollary of Murphy's law: nothing runs on it, EXCEPT viruses....

Ahhh, M$, busy putting the X back into XP (just kidding....)

Paris, because she's, er, wild too....

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Re: "According to Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit,"

"Nice, headed by Ballmer?"

Hmmm....are you implying that Microsoft is a digital crime?

(/sarc and snark)

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viruses (virii?)

Mpeler, almost.

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Sounds like a certain comedy sketch..

'Are you the Syrian Electronic Army?'

'Fuck off!'

'What?'

'Syrian Electronic Army. We're the Electronic Army of Syria!....'

...

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Re: We're the Electronic Army of Syria!

"I thought we were the Popular Army?"

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Re: We're the Electronic Army of Syria!

Bloody splitters - it's the Popular Front for the Liberation of Syrian Information

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Re: Sounds like a certain comedy sketch..

Surely you can't be Syria's ....

But Syria's ley Shirley, who's Shirley.....

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