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Re: Urgent Alert: Possible BlackWorm DDay February 3rd (Snort signatures included)
From: Dude VanWinkle <dudevanwinkle () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 13:52:39 -0500

On 1/24/06, Gadi Evron <ge () linuxbox org> wrote:

now known as the TISF BlackWorm task force.

Why do you call a .scr you have to manually install a "worm"? Why not
"BlackVirus"

the worm moniker is very misleading (actually got me worried for a
sec). The "email worm" is also misleading, because it only propagates
through port 25, but that is not the point of entry. The point of
entry is the user running a visual basic script _willingly_.

Just so I know, what would you guys classify a real worm (blaster,
slammer, nimda, etc) as? Or would you just call it an "internet worm"
instead of an "email worm" and leave it at that?

thanks for the mis-info,

-JP
"still love ja tho"
-JP
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