Re: [Full-Disclosure] sco.com Press Release
From: Nick FitzGerald (nick_at_virus-l.demon.co.uk)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2004 00:09:27 +1300
> This would be true if MyDoom showed any really creative innovation, like
> abusing a as-yet-generally-unknown 0day, or some novel approach to finding
> ways into a system.
> If I was looking for holes, I'd pass on the MyDoom author and find out
> what Lie Die Yu was doing - the kind of thinking that went into the
> "Sis Step IE Remote Compromise Cache Attack" is what you want on your side.
Agree on both counts.
Mydoom -- like nearly all viruses -- is totally lame on the innovation
front and (if the stories are to be believed) Microsoft must rue the
day it stoped supporting Lie Die Yu...
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