Czech virus writer joins anti-virus firm

Tuesday, 9 November 2004, 10:12 AM EST

A prominent former virus writer has secured a job developing anti-virus software. Benny, one-time member of the 29A virus writing group, has begun work as the main developer of Zoner Anti-Virus (ZAV), according to an entry on his home page.

Zoner Anti-Virus is developed by Zoner Software, a small company based in Brno in the Czech Republic. Most anti-virus firms refuse to employ virus writers because it’s bad for public relations.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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