[Full-disclosure] Absolute Sownage (A concise history of recent Sony hacks)
guninski at guninski.com
Mon Jun 13 07:57:01 BST 2011
On Sun, Jun 12, 2011 at 11:06:33AM -0600, Bruce Ediger wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Jun 2011, Nick FitzGerald wrote:
> > Nowadays the big, noisy, obvious, "own the net" type "outbreak" of
> > yesteryear is not the model of choice for your typical cyber-thug (you
> > know, those running virtually all malware these days)..
> > In fact, _avoiding_ exactly that is pretty much top of their list of
> > desiderata.
> How do we know this?
> I mean, it seems kind of circular to say "We haven't seen another Code
> Red II for a while, so the malware writers are doing other things." Of
> course they are off doing other things: we haven't seen another Code Red
> II in years.
> What other evidence exists?
Conficker was long ago in the past 2008.
i heard script kiddie mentality changed so much they prefer to brag about XSS instead of pwning the interwebs :)
stuxnet didn't target the interwebs either - this might mean Valdis'
constant is more like 95.999%.
strongly suspect all the 404 for cgis in my httpd logs are requested by
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