[Dshield] MyDoom-A/B

JD lists at webcrunchers.com
Sun Feb 8 07:51:55 GMT 2004


On Feb 2, 2004, at 7:02 AM, John Sage wrote:

> The apparent Russian origin has some thinking that Russian organized
> crime is somehow involved.
>
> SCO (and the resulting Linux connection) is just a smokescreen.
>
> If there is such a phrase in the source code, it may be that someone
> did write MyDoom for pay...

My guess it's written by some Russian spam gang programmer,  paid really
well,  and originally intended to make more spam trojans,  and this SCO
attack was just something they added as well.

John




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