NEWS FROM THE LAB - Friday, September 2, 2005

Hunting the bad guys Posted by Mikko @ 11:59 GMT

Latest Wall Street Journal writes about tracking down virus writers (including Benny from 29A). The main figure in the article is Peter Fifka. Peter is an ex-cop how is now working for Microsoft. He's known in the industry as one of the best investigators in this field.

Article on wsj.com ($), free reprint in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

And the latest issue of TIME writes about Mr. Shawn Carpenter who spent months tracking down a Chinese hacker ring, only to be fired himself.

Article on TIME.com, one-page print version here.