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Microsoft's Own Servers Become Zombies, Spew Out SPAM

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We've already covered the fiasco that's MSNBot deliberately spamming Web sites with bogus referrals and we explained why Microsoft is indirectly responsible for the world's SPAM. It's now being reported that "it's getting worse as MSNBot machines behind the following 172 IP addresses must have been infected or cracked, because they're trying to deliver SPAM to mail servers all around the world."



65.55.109.163 (msnbot-65-55-109-163.search.msn.com) 65.55.109.143 65.55.109.94 65.55.109.76 65.55.109.47 65.55.109.243 65.55.109.241 65.55.109.98 65.55.109.67 65.55.109.230 65.55.109.189 65.55.109.185 65.55.109.45 65.55.109.52 65.55.109.244 65.55.109.13 65.55.109.122 65.55.109.147 65.55.109.119 65.55.109.148 65.55.109.190 65.55.109.145 65.55.109.245 65.55.109.15 65.55.109.74 65.55.109.101 65.55.109.77 65.55.109.63 65.55.109.188 65.55.109.203 65.55.109.70 65.55.109.115 65.55.109.227 65.55.109.211 65.55.109.48 65.55.109.135 65.55.109.141 65.55.109.84 65.55.109.197 65.55.109.139 65.55.109.206 65.55.109.39 65.55.109.157 65.55.109.117 65.55.109.113 65.55.109.191 65.55.109.75 65.55.109.149 65.55.109.205 65.55.109.215 65.55.109.202 65.55.109.144 65.55.109.24 65.55.109.59 65.55.109.110 65.55.109.194 65.55.109.85 65.55.109.120 65.55.109.61 65.55.109.140 65.55.109.213 65.55.109.214 65.55.109.14 65.55.109.219 65.55.109.218 65.55.109.156 65.55.109.66 65.55.109.239 65.55.109.242 65.55.109.29 65.55.109.53 65.55.109.62 65.55.109.168 65.55.109.20 65.55.109.35 65.55.109.186 65.55.109.195 65.55.109.64 65.55.109.162 65.55.109.108 65.55.109.111 65.55.109.192 65.55.109.27 65.55.109.146 65.55.109.72 65.55.109.170 65.55.110.40 65.55.110.111 65.55.110.202 65.55.110.146 65.55.110.43 65.55.110.68 65.55.110.197 65.55.110.216 65.55.110.124 65.55.110.171 65.55.110.189 65.55.110.217 65.55.110.190 65.55.110.16 65.55.110.208 65.55.110.239 65.55.110.39 65.55.110.210 65.55.110.75 65.55.110.115 65.55.110.183 65.55.110.12 65.55.110.29 65.55.110.149 65.55.110.230 65.55.110.83 65.55.110.116 65.55.110.211 65.55.110.131 65.55.110.62 65.55.110.125 65.55.110.65 65.55.110.95 65.55.110.240 65.55.110.25 65.55.110.218 65.55.110.20 65.55.110.161 65.55.110.123 65.55.110.58 65.55.110.97 65.55.110.207 65.55.110.170 65.55.110.213 65.55.110.26 65.55.110.179 65.55.110.193 65.55.110.206 65.55.110.235 65.55.110.219 65.55.110.88 65.55.110.101 65.55.110.181 65.55.110.134 65.55.110.71 65.55.110.99 65.55.110.76 65.55.110.168 65.55.110.238 65.55.110.11 65.55.110.18 65.55.110.163 65.55.110.21 65.55.110.46 65.55.110.172 65.55.110.178 65.55.110.241 65.55.110.72 65.55.110.212 65.55.110.132 65.55.110.231 65.55.110.22 65.55.110.209 65.55.110.188 65.55.110.108 65.55.110.10 65.55.110.27 65.55.110.91 65.55.110.187 65.55.110.159 65.55.110.37 65.55.110.15 65.55.110.107 65.55.110.14 65.55.110.191 65.55.110.220

Mainframes that run Windows are already under attack by worms. And some people actually consider putting Windows on large-scale supercomputers?

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