Insight into worm authors motives

Aug 31st, 2005

Category: Vulnerability Management

Insight into worm authors motives

Security Fix
story covering a conversation with the alleged author of the zotob worm. What’s interesting from this is that his goal appears to have been to make it easy for spyware and other nasties to get installed on PC’s through the modification of IE security levels…
It’s a nasty attack as I bet most people wouldn’t notice that the change had been made… (when was the last time you checked your IE Security Levels…)