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Japan Reportedly Building Vigilante Virus Assassin

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Topic: Japan Reportedly Building Vigilante Virus Assassin
Posted By: tjadams
Subject: Japan Reportedly Building Vigilante Virus Assassin
Date Posted: 04-Jan-2012 at 00:32

Japan Reportedly Building Vigilante Virus Assassin Squad

By  http://www.foxnews.com/author/jeremy-a-kaplan/index.html - Jeremy A. Kaplan

Published January 03, 2012

| FoxNews.com

http://www.foxnews.com/topics/japan.htm#r_src=ramp - Japan  reportedly has paid Fujitsu $2.3 million to build a self-replicating assassin squad -- a computer virus it can set loose in the  http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/01/03/japan-building-vigilante-virus-police-force/# - Japanese newspaper Yomiuri Shimbun reported that the Defense Ministry’s Technical Research and Development Institute  http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/national/T120102002799.htm - 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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Posted By: Logicv
Date Posted: 11-Jan-2012 at 23:33
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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Posted By: tjadams
Date Posted: 12-Jan-2012 at 00:00
Kind of like Skynet from the Terminator movies.



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