Morning is gone, so I stay away from the Good Morning Ireland discussion
- worry not.
I was just wondering how difficult it would be to port MyDoom to Linux.
Sorry for imposing my thoughts..
Suppose there would be something like MyDoom 0.1-alpha on SourceForge. I
think, the TODO file could probably read like this:
* Convince the victim to unpack and execute binary mail attachments
* Find a means to scan for email addresses in the user's data
* Mass email to the addresses found
* Upon execution of the attached binary, install a backdoor server that
listens to certain ports,
some of which with low numbers. Must run as non-root. Should keep
listening after logoff. (xinetd?)
* Have this server accept connections from anywhere.
* Make all this possible wihout w/o requiring a previously installed
root kit. The program should
attack plain desktops where no servers are running.
* Do all this without write access to /etc. We are not root.
Perhaps after a few weeks of hard work and testing, an entry would be
added to CHANGELOG:
* Major rewrite of the code. Forced to switch to another OS.
Have a nice day (it rains here),
Did you know that if you play a Windows XP cd backwards, you
will hear the voice of Satan?
That's nothing! If you play it forward, it'll install Windows XP.
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