__/ [ [H]omer ] on Tuesday 01 August 2006 05:09 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> New threat from 'suicide' virus
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>> | The latest threat to intellectual property comes in the shape of
>> | malicious software (malware) that is capable of infecting a
>> | computer, hiding itself until the user accesses specific files or
>> | Web sites--in order to steal files or passwords--and then deleting
>> | any trace of itself.
>> The user will therefore be unware of the breach. Probably worse than
>> usual because measures cannot be taken to combat the
>> O/S not mentioned, therefore Windows must be the sole system
> Six years ago, Michal Zalewski postulated the same idea:
> '"I don't think I really love you"
> or writting internet worms for fun and profit
> (C) 2000 Michal Zalewski'
> http://tinyurl.com/ftflt (archive.org)
> Looks like his prophesy came true.
The following stands out...
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| 2: Invisibility - worm must implement stealth/masquerading techniques to
| hide itself in live system and stay undetected as long as it's possible.