Chinese police arrest eight for computer virus

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Chinese police have arrested eight people in connection with the release of a computer virus known as Panda Burning Incense, according to an official news report.

Among those arrested was Li Jun, a 25 year-old man from Wuhan, in central China, the official Xinhua News Agency said on its Web site. Li allegedly sold copies of the worm to 120 people, earning 100,000 renminbi (US$12,876) from the sales, the report said, citing a statement from the Hubei Province Public Security Bureau.

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