[Dshield] soliciting virus code

elijah wright elw at stderr.org
Mon Sep 8 15:45:18 GMT 2003


> Has anyone else recieved this email?  I don't know if this is for real
> or not but if it is I'm surprised they have the nerve to send mass
> emails promoting their 'code for exploits'.
>
> If this is real can they be prosecuted or at least shut down?

i got it via bugtraq.  it is out in the world :)

i don't think pursuing some sort of prosecution / shut down is worthwhile
- there's similar code being written for valid research purposes.

besides, what they're doing is *interesting* at the very least.


elijah




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