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August 23, 2005

Now this is malicious code

From NewScientist.com:

Computer characters mugged in virtual crime spree
11:31 18 August 2005
NewScientist.com news service
Will Knight

A man has been arrested in Japan on suspicion carrying out a virtual mugging spree by using software "bots" to beat up and rob characters in the online computer game Lineage II. The stolen virtual possessions were then exchanged for real cash.

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Posted by joke du jour at August 23, 2005 08:00 PM

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