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[Full-Disclosure] Re: AV companies better hire good lawyers soon.
Date: Tue Sep 14 2004 - 13:00:05 CDT
On Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 07:22:56PM +0200, Florian Weimer (fwdeneb.enyo.de) wrote:
> > What exactly are they charged with for having a compromised Windows box in
> > their possession? I am curious, I had never heard of that.
> Credit card fraud, probably.
> There are also reports that someone with child porn on his hard disk
> got away because he claimed that the virus did it. The case I
> remember was in the UK, but I think there also was one in the U.S.
According to the FBI fornsics agent I heard at a recent security
conference this is a fairly common defense. The other is trying to
claim that any gaps in the evidence chain are when a law enforcement
type planted the porn there.
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