[funsec] Microsoft blames Vista insecurity on thirdparty applications

Nick FitzGerald nick at virus-l.demon.co.uk
Wed Dec 20 18:53:49 CST 2006


Blue Boar wrote:

> Malware finds a way.  ...

Yep...

> ...  I realized this when a honeypot I had set up had
> ended up with a BIOS-erasing file infector on an open share.  A virus
> that never should have been able to make it between hosts.  It had
> attached itself to a copy of Nimda.

Whoops!

Did you find it because it triggered its payload?

That would hurt...


Regards,

Nick FitzGerald



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