Monday, August 15, 2005

"F-Secure is reporting a new variant in the Zotob worm currently exploiting the PnP vulnerability addressed in MS05-039. The Zotob.B variant uses the same ports (TCP/445 for scanning, TCP/8888 command shell on exploited systems, TCP/33333 for FTP server) as the previous variant, but uses the executable name 'csm.exe' with the description 'csm Win Updates' in the HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices to load the worm when the system boots. The Zotob.A uses the executable name 'botzor.exe' in the same registry key.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...