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Microsoft Offers Bounty For Downandup Conficker Worm

Posted in Tech by Neil Koster on February 15, 2009

cash-wadMicrosoft are offering a $250 000 reward for good information leading to the arrest of the creator of the  Downandup Word (also known as Conficker). According to Gate’s Crew, the worm is a “criminal attack” on the worlds computers (many of whom are powered by Microsoft). The reward is offered to anyone throughout the world who can offer up the worms creator.It should help find the culprit – in 2005 Microsoft paid the same amount for information leading to the arrest of the Sasser worm’s creator.

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