Combating Internet crimes and threats
Source: Upside - Posted by Jen Olson   
Hacks/Cracks With cybercrime on the rise, even more attention is being paid to using the law to fight the cybercrooks. Only days ago, it was reported that the blueprints to the latest versions of Microsoft's (MSFT) Windows and Office software package were . . . With cybercrime on the rise, even more attention is being paid to using the law to fight the cybercrooks. Only days ago, it was reported that the blueprints to the latest versions of Microsoft's (MSFT) Windows and Office software package were stolen. Computer security experts believe that a fairly well-known "worm" virus called QAZ, which first surfaced in China several months ago, was used to break into Microsoft's systems.

Microsoft's security employees discovered the break-in after they detected passwords being remotely sent to an email account in St. Petersburg, Russia. This particular virus is believed to have been a "Trojan" virus that entered into Microsoft's systems on the back of an inconspicuous electronically transmitted document.

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