[funsec] More than MSRA to worry about ...
mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Tue Nov 18 16:49:21 CST 2008
> I asked Mikko at F-Secure. He said it's a Mytob variant, but he
> doesn't know why this incident was so serious. Maybe it wasn't and
> they're overreacting.
I hardly think overreacting is the word. Some info-security heads need
to roll at that hospital, for (a) picking an OS that's vulnerable to
mass-distribution malware at all and (b) permitting connectivity of
patient-critical systems to anything they could catch malware from.
(Do I expect that any heads actially _will_ roll? Heck no.)
The actual infection itself could be utterly trivial from a malware
severity perspective without affecting either of the above points.
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