Dear virus/worm/rootkit/botnet writer...

...next time you write such a piece of malware, how about making it do something useful (instead of nefarious) for a change, say, have your botnet zombies become Tor exit nodes? kthxbye.

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For Real!

Nothing gets my blood boiling more that having to spend 2 or 3 days cleaning my system.

You better off use a free

You better off use a free system !

The guys who make these

The guys who make these things are criminals. They rationalise what they do to their consciences. I'm guessing many are in countries which don't allow extradition to the U.S. [grin].

Plus, of course, people are routinely cursing them. I wouldn't like to be in their shoes. I don't care how much money they're making.

This is already the case,

This is already the case, but maybe not in a sense that you like. Botnets and viruses are a highly profitable business. Not a charity organisation.

Re:

Into irregular distances I look here by and read the always interesting and well written contributions in this blog. Here I would like to leave once a greeting from Thuringia in Germany!

Great idea!

I also wanted to link to my blog-entry about some short thoughts about it.

Owner and user

The owner and the user aren't necessarily the same. A piece of malware might protect itself from being reported by showing the user some kind of owner-forbidden content.

i hate malware

i was infected to of malware... too bad virus

Thats an awesome idea, but

Thats an awesome idea, but wouldnt that be...unmalware