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Re: [Full-disclosure] New virus - possible rootkit
From: Bipin Gautam (gautam.bipingmail.com)
Date: Thu Sep 21 2006 - 09:58:04 CDT
> This appears to be an IRC bot that encrypts its traffic to fly beneath the
> radar. What makes it more interesting is that the directories it creates
> have SYSTEM ownership and only system and creator/owner can access the
> files. Changing permissions on the files or directorys will only be changed
> back. It also appears that if you remove the file, it will start revoking
> permissions on all files and will remove everyones but SYSTEM's permission
> to all files.
i've been talking abt this for abt a year now... Sometimes BEFORE
there was a worm who exploited the features of EFS in NTFS, winxp
now.... this threat.
Zeroth law of security: The possibility of poking a system from lower
privilege is zero unless & until there is possibility of direct,
indirect or consequential communication between the two...
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