[unisog] AV for MACS

nigel kersten nigel at cofa.unsw.edu.au
Mon Dec 6 19:54:06 GMT 2004


On 07/12/2004, at 5:47 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:

>> Platform    Total attacks     Attacks/day     Attacks/hour
>> XP SP1      139,024           8,177           341
>> OS X        138,647      	8,155           339
>
> All that tells *ME* is that the attacks most likely don't bother 
> fingerprinting
> the target before being launched, because 95% of the time, the target 
> will be
> Windows. I'll place bets that the vast majority of the 8,155 "attacks" 
> on OSX
> had some variety of Windows payload attached to them.

That's how I feel about this too.

My Debian box on cable at home often gets a hundred attacks an hour, 
and the vast majority of these are Windows specific.



nigel
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Nigel Kersten				Systems Administrator
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