[Dshield] RE: fighting back against CodeRed

Robert robert at chalmers.com.au
Wed Aug 8 00:20:47 GMT 2001


If anyone writes such a thing, I'd love a copy !!!

robert

----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Weil" <weilmr at slu.edu>
To: <dshield at dshield.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2001 8:56 AM
Subject: Re: [Dshield] RE: fighting back against CodeRed


> Would a script to send the party an E-Mail when the file default.ida is
requested help...  Can't ASP and PHP
> pull the IP and admin address out of the header request????  Maybe if they
where emailed 500 times a day they
> would think about getting to the patch....  Sorry just throwing out Ideas
this may not be possable....
>
> Matt
>
> Eric Rosander wrote:
>
> > I agree with Mark. Just ask Max Vision what you get when you do this in
the
> > name of "the forces of good".
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dshield-admin at dshield.org [mailto:dshield-admin at dshield.org]On
> > Behalf Of Mark Rowlands
> > Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2001 11:25 AM
> > To: Tod D. Ihde
> > Cc: dshield at dshield.org
> > Subject: Re: [Dshield] RE: fighting back against CodeRed
> >
> > On Tuesday 07 August 2001 17:19, you wrote:
> > > The machines are not going to get patched by the owners.
> > >
> > > The patch has been out for months.
> > >
> > > CodeRed (And II) have been out for days.
> > >
> > > Wake up. Responsible people have already patched their boxes. Nobody
else
> > > has, or will.
> > >
> > > Any quibbling that may come from the owner is easily squashed. "You
want I
> > > should have just formatted & rebooted? That was an easier program to
> > > write", and "your box was probing mine. I made it stop."
> > >
> > > No they might not hold up in cort, but I'm willing to bet I'm a bigger
> > > pr*ck than anyone who might be stupid enough to try to take me to
court
> > > over patching a box they wouldn't patch themselves.
> >
> > Courts and lawyers and judges don't care about right and wrong, they
care
> > about the Law and Money.  The court is,however,  an important place that
> > really matters because in court, they can take away your computers, your
> > right to work in your chosen career and your freedom. So it don't matter
if
> > you are the biggest swingingest dick in the land, if you can't get it up
in
> > court ;-).  So please, be a bit wary and a bit thoughtful, I'd hate to
see
> > people end up in prison over this bit of net nonsense,
> >
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