[pcductape] Re: bugbear virus

  • From: Scott McNay <Wizard@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: Pam <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 20:05:15 -0500

Hi Pam,

Thursday, June 12, 2003, 9:58:29 AM, you wrote:

P> What purpose does any virus or it's activities serve?  I can understand
P> spyware... it has a purpose, albeit dispicable as they are.  But viruses....
P> I find no purpose in.  Fame?  Yes if the person could stand up and say "I
P> created that one" but he can't or he'll go to jail.
P> Baffling.

They do stand up.  Anonymously.

Some, of course, are probably cases of idiots experimenting with stuff
in an environment that's not sufficiently closed off from the outside
world.

--Scott.

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