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Canadian Police Slay Zombie Network With up to 1 Million Members

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In response to one of the largest hacking scams in the history of Canada, police from Quebec raided several homes across Quebec, and arrested 16 people, between the ages of 17 and 26. Their crimes, other than making a million zombies, include creating phishing sites that earned them a respectable kickback of $45 million CAD. Canadian authorities claim that these million computers were mainly in Poland, Brazil, Manitoba, and America. Government computers may have been compromised as well, but investigators will not disclose where those computers may have been. Regardless, many of these zombies are coming back from the brink, and it seems this crisis is, for the most part, contained.

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interesting. 45cad... hmm...
 

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brains........... BRAINS........
 
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Wow, that's like 42 Million$ US.

I'm thinking there needs to be a North American standard currency, like Euros.

We could call them Dollars. And use this $ symbol to represent them! Woo!

Damn zombies. Damn them!
 

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WTF is a zombie?
 
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i guess its like a bot network?
 

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like gnutella? though thats more p2p...so bot network as in they stole..usn pass? credit info...like spybots.
 

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zombies are a bot network - think something like F@H, but without user consent. Imagine a server farm, but its a virus spreading out the code to make the machines do the work... with a million PC's, brute password hacking is quite simple for example.
 
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newbs detected in this thread.
And btw, Canadian dollar is worth more than US dollar.
 

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*Shuts down Hamachi and brings up ZA*

I remember Craig's server was bashed by a botnet too. I just discovered a keylogger this week, something Spybot S&D didn't detect and Zone Alarm's built-in anti-spy did.
 

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Saturday, February 23, 2008

1 US Dollar = 1.01226 Canadian Dollar

1 Canadian Dollar (CAD) = 0.98789 US Dollar (USD)
 
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I saw "Canadian Police Slay Zombie..." on the news tab and I about had a heart attack and loaded my guns... not kidding.
 
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CAD and USD have been fightin back and forth for months now. Pick a time of day and it'll flip. Ya'll should relax.
 
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Wow, that's like 42 Million$ US.

I'm thinking there needs to be a North American standard currency, like Euros.

We could call them Dollars. And use this $ symbol to represent them! Woo!

Damn zombies. Damn them!
Mmmm ya, that'd be great for the economy. Yay bring on the NAU! ........
 
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I saw "Canadian Police Slay Zombie..." on the news tab and I about had a heart attack and loaded my guns... not kidding.
Shadow, everyone knows guns won't stop zombies! The only way to stop zombies in their tracks is by putting on a Micheal Jackson album so they dance uncontrollably.
 

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Shadow, everyone knows guns won't stop zombies! The only way to stop zombies in their tracks is by putting on a Micheal Jackson album so they dance uncontrollably.
 

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Dont make me break out my Zombie Bible.