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Japan Reportedly Building Vigilante Virus Assassin Squad

By Jeremy A. Kaplan

Published January 03, 2012

| FoxNews.com

Japan reportedly has paid Fujitsu $2.3 million to build a self-replicating assassin squad -- a computer virus it can set loose in the network to track down and eliminate other viruses.

Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun reported that the Defense Ministry’s Technical Research and Development Institute began developing the anti-viral virus in 2008. The government agency in charge of weapons development paid the heavy industries firm $2.3 million (178.5 million Yen) to create a virus that can analyze cyberattacks and even



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So, it's a virus to kill viruses. I guess it's good as long as it doesn't mutate and turn on you.
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Kind of like Skynet from the Terminator movies.
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