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RE: Has anyone seen this in their e-mail
From: Nick FitzGerald <nick () virus-l demon co uk>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 14:22:36 +1300

"Aditya, ALD [Aditya Lalit Deshmukh]" wrote:

how difficult would it be to use random and differnet passwords for each
infection, ...

Or even "random and different" passwords for each message it sends?

Have you read _anything_ about the recent Bagle variants flooding the 
net at the moment?  If not, please go and do so _before_ speculating 
further about stuff that is already well-known...

... pretty easy for a smart programmer or the clever virus
writer,

Pretty easy even for a dumb virus writer too...

maybe they are using the passwords to keep track of the version of the
viruses 

Or maybe they aren't...


-- 
Nick FitzGerald
Computer Virus Consulting Ltd.
Ph/FAX: +64 3 3529854

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