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Submitted by mpctips 1023d ago | news

AVG Finds 11-Year-Old Kids Are Writing Malware

Maximum PC: I'd like to think that most 11-year-old kids are into video games, comics, collecting baseball cards, watching Cartoon Network, and things of that nature. Hell, I still do most of those as an adult, but what I find hard to fathom is a handful of pre-teen kids are spending their free time writing malicious code. It's true, according to a report by security firm AVG, which notes that the code is usually written using the .NET framework. (AVG, malware, Software)

newsguy  +   1023d ago
When I was 11, I was still sucking on my thumb....

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