Re: [Full-Disclosure] sco.com Press Release

From: Nick FitzGerald (nick_at_virus-l.demon.co.uk)
Date: 02/03/04

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    Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2004 00:09:27 +1300
    
    

    Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

    > 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...

    Regards,

    Nick FitzGerald

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