[Full-Disclosure] Backdoor not recognized by Kaspersky
nick at virus-l.demon.co.uk
Thu Mar 4 03:46:21 GMT 2004
"Larry Seltzer" <larry at larryseltzer.com> asked "'Thor Larholm'":
> >>if you can read the users login credentials to his corporate
> >>mailserver you are far
> better off.
> Rather casually put. How would you do this? I've heard how Swen asks the
> user for their credentials, but if you know a general crack for
> obtaining them I'd say that's news.
Think outside the square Larry.
Think "cached passwords". Think "what use are they if a program cannot
ask for them?".
Think "key logger".
Think "what do minimum privilege and XP Home have in common?"
Hell, just _think_.
It's not difficult -- well, if you work at Redmond it may be, but in
the real world we pretty much knew how to avoid writing really insecure
software for quite some time before Microsoft put the opposite into
practise, implementing it all as a proof of concept in the guise of an
OS that was then accidentally sent to the marketing group instead of
the "fix the security flaws" group as a test for the latter...
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