Worm Food

My next personal computer probably will be a Mac. However, I’m not sure whether I should be amused, terrified, or ambivalent about this Mac worm author receives death threats story.

The beef over news of a worm targeting Macs, and the identity of the researcher who claimed to have created the malware, took an even stranger turn Wednesday as death threats were allegedly posted to his or her blog, which was then reportedly hacked.

These are pretty gruesome for just reporting on a computer bug…. C’mon.

  • “You are lucky you are anonymous or I would put a bullet in your head for this!” — Anonymous
  • “I dare you to demonstrate this at Defcon you ***** Microsoftie. We will drag you out, put a bullet in you, and bury your body so deep it will take a nuclear blast to find your body.” — Anonymous

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