[LINK] It's that worm again
Sun, 2 Feb 2003 15:25:06 +1000 (EST)
On Sun, 2 Feb 2003, David Boxall wrote:
> Doomsday scenario:
> Five years hence, a billion unsophisticated users with always on
> broadband connections, running insecure software that they don't know
> they have, let alone how to secure it. A worm is released.
> Microsoft says there isn't a problem, for "the average home user".
Another worm is bound to be released - I'd put money on it. Especially
considering that there are still unpatched vulnerabilities lurking in
A likely vector would be the "WMP Stench" bug - it allows remote execution
of any file a perpetrater chooses to upload to the victim's box.