[funsec] MBR Rootkit
larry at larryseltzer.com
Sun Aug 14 11:49:02 CDT 2011
IIRC, the severity of that one was (imagine this!) exaggerated in the press.
It doesn't really force a reinstall.
On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 9:37 PM, Daniel Otis <dso at moosoft.com> wrote:
> Sorry, I sent from the wrong address!
> Forgive me for not being clear. I meant the latest one in the news:
> On 8/13/2011 6:58 PM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> > On Sat, 13 Aug 2011 13:08:59 MDT, Daniel Otis said:
> >> Does anyone have a sample of the latest MBR Rootkit? I need one to
> >> experiment on, thanks!
> > *the* latest? Try 'git clone git://github.org/mbr' or similar? ;)
> > (And here I thought there were multiple *families* of MBR rootkits out
> > each with multiple instances? Are you looking for a *specific* one, and
> > criteria like "new variants from under 24 hours ago" meaningful for your
> > experimentation? There's a few bazillion variants of malware out there,
> > the more specific you can be the better....
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