[Dshield] vunerability windows
jlauro at umflint.edu
Mon Feb 9 13:04:39 GMT 2004
> one of these days, i expect to see a virus that not only leeches
> bandwidth but steals computer power.
> like distributed processing. mmmmmm. 1 million pcs parallel
> although i cant think of a good reason why criminals or spammers for
> matter would want/need that much processing power. It sounds like a
> plot for a movie. "Mad scientist solves the secrets of the ???? b4
> with his 1 million parrallel processing pcs assembled using a worm
How about Microsoft's plan to make sending messages compute intensive:
That would give spammers a need for that much processing power...
> infact a movie about identity theft thru computer infection would
> be a good way of getting the message across seeing as nothing else
> be working.
Not an exact match, but how about the movie "Catch me if you can".
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