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Many Hackers Accidentally Send Their Code To Microsoft

August 27th, 2010 08:30 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

joshgnosis writes “When hackers crash Windows in the course of developing malware, they’ll often accidentally agree to send the virus code straight to Microsoft, according to senior security architect Rocky Heckman. ‘It’s amazing how much stuff we get.’ Heckman also said Microsoft was a common target for people testing their attacks. ‘The first thing [script kiddies] do is fire off all these attacks at Microsoft.com. On average we get attacked between 7000 and 9000 times per second.’”

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