Re: Re[2]: Compromised Win2000 machine.

From: H C (
Date: 05/31/02

Date: Fri, 31 May 2002 07:22:42 -0700 (PDT)
From: H C <>
To: Joris De Donder <>,

Thanks for the, has anyone ever seen them
in use?

BTW...Hoglund's rootkit is a good link, but it's out
of context...the context of the thread was about
modifications to the binaries themselves, not the

--- Joris De Donder <> wrote:
> HC> Remember...the Linux/*nix architectures are
> different
> HC> from that of NT/2K...and XP. I'm not saying
> that this
> HC> can't be done...I'm simply asking if anyone can
> show,
> HC> with proof, that this *has* been done? And it
> doesn't
> HC> have to be just can be any
> other
> HC> native tool. And binding the .exe file using
> HC> SaranWrap or EliteWrap doesn't count, as the
> basic
> HC> functionality still exists and all network
> connects
> HC> (netstat) will still be shown...
> * Fake netstat.exe (4/23/02):
> * Another fake netstat.exe (Apr 24 17:18:22 2001):
> * "A Rootkit for netstat under win2k, By ThreaT":
> * Netstatp with source code:
> [Could be used to build a netstat.exe clone]
> * ReactOS:
> "ReactOS is an Open Source effort to develop a
> quality
> operating system that is compatible with Windows NT
> applications and drivers."
> [Source code could be used to build a trojan
> cmd.exe,...]
> * NTRootkit:
> (seems to be down)
> "The NTRootKit project provides a framework for
> trojaning
> the NT kernel and applications, in much the same
> manner as
> rootkits for Linux and the various flavors of
> Unix."
> "New features:
> Embedded TCP/IP stack (stateless)
> [...snip...]
> Ideed, why would it? It's not using the NT stack."
> Regards,
> Joris De Donder

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