[Dshield] MyDoom-A/B and Organized Crime

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Tue Feb 10 16:20:44 GMT 2004


On Mon, 2004-02-09 at 18:25, JD wrote:
> On Feb 9, 2004, at 8:49 AM, John Hardin wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 2004-02-08 at 06:40, Erwin Van de Velde wrote:
> >
> >> I don't think organized crime is involved as the worm doesn't do that 
> >> much damage...
> >
> > What profit motive exists for OC to damage systems vs. stealthily take
> > control of them?
> 
> The profit motive can be answered in one word - SPAM.

I think you missed my point. I was saying there is no profit in damaging
systems, where there IS profit in taking control of them.

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