Re: recommendation on an exploit and malicious software

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (nkadel@bellatlantic.net)
Date: 05/25/02


From: "Nico Kadel-Garcia" <nkadel@bellatlantic.net>
Date: Sat, 25 May 2002 13:55:21 GMT


"Luke Vogel" <luke@bell-bird.com.au> wrote in message
news:3CEF2A14.1A698995@bell-bird.com.au...
> Andrew wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am working on an assignment on analysis of an exploit and malicious
> > software on platform NT or Linux --- not any famous one, must be
something
> > new, any recommendations?
> >
> > Thank you,
>
> Why not do an analysis of a worm like nimda (win), code red(win),
> ramen(linux) or 1i0n(linux). They are all relatively recent and well
> documented now. If you want something "VERY NEW" see what you can find
> on the klez worm.
>
> good luck with your assignment.

Go for *old*: the Morris Worm. Show how the policies that left systems
vulnerable to it are still in place, even worse among the Windows world than
the UNIX world where the Morris Worm was created.



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