Last Weeks' Virus Writers Already Arrested?

from the that-was-fast dept

The FBI is claiming that the writers of the worms that made the news last week have been arrested. One was in Morocco and one was in Turkey. If it’s true that the two created the Zotob and Mytob worms then it would be a relatively fast move by officials to catch them. Of course, the viruses first came out back in March, so the timing is a bit odd. The arrests came five months later… but a week after the worms finally had a real impact by spreading quickly. It makes you wonder how much of the investigation was before this was a big deal, and how much was after.

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