[LINK] Google spells out share offer details
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Wed Jul 28 12:02:22 EST 2004
> From: Tom Worthington
> KAREN PERCY: No sooner were the details out, than the company
> was let down by technology, as the "mydoom" virus infected
> the site and effectively shutdown its operations for two hours.
> Tom Worthington, almost as soon as the details were out for
> Google's IPO, the mydoom virus pretty much shut down its
> operations. Is that a bad omen for the company maybe?
> TOM WORTHINGTON: It's not clear at this stage whether the
> mydoom virus was just targeted at Google in particular. It
> actually hit other search engines as well. I don't really see
> it as some sort of targeted campaign against Google.
A clarification for Karen. Nothing I have read suggests that Google or any other
search engines were "infected". They have simply been heavily visited by infected
See points 6 and 7:
6. Gathers email addresses from files with the following extensions:
7. Queries the following search engines to harvest additional email addresses for
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