Aug 23 2009

Chinese hackers and 10 million tomatoes

Published by at 9:14 am under Hacking for money

Not sure if this article on pirated XP supports or refutes Microsoft’s recent attempt to enlist the cooperation of Chinese hackers:

Four Chinese hackers have been convicted of copyright infringement after pirating Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system. The hackers modified version of Windows XP, called Tomato Garden, which was downloaded by 10 million people…

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3 Responses to “Chinese hackers and 10 million tomatoes”

  1. blackd0ton 25 Aug 2009 at 10:51 am

    Hmm, that’s weird. I know of some pirated XP modifications that were distributed in China before, but never before there were such serious results of these actions. Maybe Microsoft is taking action in China to protect it’s money now.

  2. Sanamion 29 Aug 2009 at 11:29 pm

    Microsoft is nothing but crap. All they want to do is own and monopolize the world. Let’s not let this happen and refuse Microsoft products by doing the following:
    Install Firefox, thunderbird, or better get rid of windows and use Linux

    Fact: there are no viruses targeted at linux only those that are sent from windows systems.

  3. Sanamion 29 Aug 2009 at 11:45 pm

    Actually I bought this edition of XP while I was in China I didn’t know it was a hacked edition at the time…