Re: Cwings was here?



Sebastian Gottschalk <seppi@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

Todd H. wrote:

If you're worried about your machine, do the right thing and reformat
your drive, and reinstall your OS and apps from original media, apply
all security updates from behind a very tightly configured hardware
firewall, and go from there.

Nitpick: With the pretty unjustified assumption that you carefully
utilized least privilege users, the damage is limited to the user's
account and all his files.

Yeah, pretty unjustified assumption indeed. Especially give the
original poster's headers:
X-Newsreader: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2800.1409

On that OS, an attacker owns a user and then can typically DLL inject
their way to Admin without much added effort.

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Todd H.
http://www.toddh.net/
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