[funsec] write viruses? it's controversy time of the month
dudevanwinkle at gmail.com
Tue Aug 29 18:31:07 CDT 2006
On 8/29/06, Blue Boar <BlueBoar at thievco.com> wrote:
> Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> > Remember - it's the *exact* same thing, morally, as if you had been keeping
> > a virus sample that somebody else wrote, and you whoopsed and let it loose.
> I disagree that accidentally releasing an instance of a known virus
> sample is as bad as releasing an instance of an unknown virus sample
> that you crafted.
What if the viruses you create are programmed to only work on a
private IP range (10.254.127.0/24), or that expire after a certain
date (say 1 week).
Does that remove the unwanted moral hangups?
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