[Dshield] fighting back against CodeRed
newton at unb.ca
Tue Aug 7 17:46:26 GMT 2001
Hmm, didn't Max Vision of www.whitehats.com, just start his jail term (18
months if I remember correctly) for doing something similar?
If I remember correctly, he released something that tried to fix the BIND
DNS hole, or something?
>===== Original Message From "David Sentelle" <David.Sentelle at cnbcbank.com>
>I agree that the ethical and legal ramifications need to be examined closely.
Here's my thoughts regarding gaining access to infected computers...
>Could something like the good samaritan law be invoked? A passing computer
appears sick. Are you not obligated to fix it if you know how?
>Would gaining access to a computer for the purposes of fixing a security hole
be considered any worse than putting fluoride in someone's drinking water to
insure they don't get cavities?
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