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

warpmedia warpmedia at comcast.net
Tue Oct 21 22:18:09 GMT 2003


Then they should be encrypted by m$ and the decode key made public.


At 13:47 10/21/2003, Johannes Ullrich wrote:

> > ...what if some enterprising cracker starts distributing bogus patch CDs
> > that also install backdoor software?
>
>has been done. See the most recent virus ('Swen' ?) that advertised
>itself as a patch. There have been others like that before.
>
>This is also one of MSFT's main arguments to prohibit the unauthorized
>distribution of patches.
>

Joshua MacCraw
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