[Dshield] Time limits on virii

Rick Klinge rick at jaray.net
Sun Feb 29 00:14:49 GMT 2004


 
> Ok, so I'm sitting here reading about Bagle.D and notice that 
> this worm, like many others is set to deactivate after a 
> certain date, March 14th, 2004 in this case.
> 
> So let me ask this.  If I'm a virus writer, why would I want 
> my bug to deactivate after a certain date?  What's the 
> advantage to me?  What purpose does deactivating fulfill?
> 

IMHO I believe that most of those are copy cat type of viri.. Where the
hacker doesn't know how to code..

~Rick

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