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RE: [inbox] malware added in transit
From: "Curt Purdy" <purdy () tecman com>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 07:50:24 -0600

Paul  wrote:

Hi all, perhaps I'm way off-base but I've been under the impression that
malware can be added
 to clean transmissions as they pass through infected nodes.  Is this

 Unless you're talking about inserting a proxy in-line and manually grabbing
the packets and manipulating them at a huge amount of work, you ARE way
off-base.  There is no malware I know of that would even know what the
packets were, muchless re-assemble them into the original document, insert
itself, and pass it on.  Maybe by 2104...

Information Security Engineer
DP Solutions


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What's more, you deserve to be hacked.
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