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 Post subject: Web Virus May Be Stealing Financial Data
PostPosted: Sat Jun 26, 2004 2:15 pm 
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A computer virus designed to steal valuable information like passwords spread Friday through a new technique that converted popular Web sites into virus transmitters.


http://isc.sans.org/
http://apnews.excite.com/article/200406 ... L3M80.html


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 Post subject: Re: Web Virus May Be Stealing Financial Data
PostPosted: Fri Jul 02, 2004 12:39 am 
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chakisback wrote:
A computer virus designed to steal valuable information like passwords spread Friday through a new technique that converted popular Web sites into virus transmitters.


http://isc.sans.org/
http://apnews.excite.com/article/200406 ... L3M80.html


It hasn't exactly been a very good quarter for MS on the security front. Didn't Bill do a code audit to take care of this a couple of years back?! The dshield.com site, which is discussed in your first link, is pretty interesting. Maybe there is a lesson to be learned here:

Gates Law - an inverse relationship exists between a software companies stock price and the number of vulnerabilities found in their software.


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