[Dshield] distributing windows updates (was: Proxy attackers/hijackers)

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Tue Oct 21 16:44:00 GMT 2003


On Mon, 2003-10-20 at 20:14, Johannes Ullrich wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-10-20 at 13:00, Nels Bels wrote:
> > Make SP, Hotfix, etc CD's available for free 
> 
> yes. this is a very good point. Right now, it is not even legal for an
> ISP (or anybody else for that matter) to distribute patches. MSFT is
> just 'nice enough' not to sue people that do so.

...what if some enterprising cracker starts distributing bogus patch CDs
that also install backdoor software?


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