[Full-Disclosure] FW: Last Microsoft Patch
jeremiah at nur.net
Wed Oct 15 22:41:20 BST 2003
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On Wednesday 15 October 2003 12:04, Curt Purdy wrote:
> Anybody else get this? Looks legit, originating address is from msnbc.com.
> But can't believe even Microsoft would be this stupid after the rash of
> trojan-attached "patch announcements" lately. Plus all security people
> have been saying that Microsoft would never email a patch out. Or are they
> thinking, "Send this out so all the stupid people will click on this before
> they click on a real trojan?
> Curt Purdy CISSP, GSEC, MCSE+I, CNE, CCDA
> Information Security Engineer
> DP Solutions
> cpurdy at dpsol.com
This is the latest take on the same old trojan that' sbeen circulating for
close to two months now.
The biggest effect I can see this as having is a conceptual Denial of Service
against the public's trust in patching and remote updates. "Now I just don't
know what's safe."
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