On Tue, 14 Mar 2006 18:23:31 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> ,----[ Cryzip Trojan Encrypts Files, Demands Ransom ]
> | Virus hunters have discovered a new Trojan that encrypts files on an
> | infected computer and then demands $300 in ransom for a
> | decryption password.
> I find it rather infuriating that the words "Windows" or "Microsoft" are not
> even contained in his lengthy article. I guess that Trojans are nowadays
> implied to be a Windows issue, but this needs explicit clarification.
ISTR reading that between TPC and DRM and new licensing and whatnot,
Windows *itself* was supposed to start encrypting data and only making it
accessible if you paid your annual license fee. So the only difference
here is that these guys beat MS to the draw.
MS, because work should be measured by effort, rather than result.