Re: [Full-Disclosure] The 'good worm' from HP
From: michael williamson (michael_at_puffin.tamucc.edu)
To: Maarten <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2004 12:42:27 -0500
> Except that the scenario you describe isn't near complete. What will happen
> is either it will get attacked by a benign worm (possibly breaking something)
> or a malicious worm (definitely breaking something) only a short while later.
> Which would you prefer then ?
I'd prefer to not have to deal with systems built on house cards, but
sometimes that's just not avoidable nor realistic. I can't deal with
too much downtime either.
> I think it is _your_ responsibility to shield your box from the internet
the box _is_ fairly well shielded.
> if it is that fickle and that important to you.
I'm really wanting phase this P.O.S. out, but I will mention this sort
of crap is not that uncommon of "turnkey solutions" in the windows
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