Hacker forced to write Panda-killer

    Date15 Feb 2007
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    6032
    Posted ByBill Keys
    The Chinese hacker who created and sold a worm, will be allowed to release a seek-and-destroy fix to eradicate it, according to China's state media. Li Jun, one of six people recently arrested by provincial police for creating and then selling the worm known as Panda Burning Joss Stick and Fujacks, has written a seek-and-destroy programme that will eradicate the worm, said the government's official Xinhua News Agency.

    Xinhua also reported that Li confessed to writing the worm "for fun" and selling it to several people for nearly $13,000 (

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