[funsec] another VX site?
nick at virus-l.demon.co.uk
Sat Jan 7 17:31:08 CST 2006
Pierre Vandevenne to someone:
> >> Hey, that's a great idea. Why didn't anyone think of it before!
> OS> I am well aware of CME-
CME is NOTHING like what the OP asked for...
In fact, just like CVE, it is specifically, by design _NOT_ a naming
> There were earlier attempts. That one for example
> A New Virus Naming Convention
> At a CARO meeting in 1991, a committee was formed with the objective
> of reducing the confusion in virus naming. This committee consisted
> of Fridrik Skulason (Virus Bulletin's technical editor) Alan Solomon
> (S&S International) and Vesselin Bontchev (University of Hamburg).
FWIW (and I know this is _fun_sec and malware naming is anything but
fun...), that initiative continues and is, in its contemporary form
That is the (updated) version of Vess' VB2005 paper and, for now, the
official home of the CARO naming scheme.
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