[Esa-l] Re: JS_KAKWORM blocking

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Thu Aug 23 17:04:30 PDT 2001

On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Colin J. Raven wrote:

> To: esa-l-admin at spconnect.com

That should be addressed to <esa-l at spconnect.com>

> Has anyone had any experience of blocking the js_kakworm virus
> (worm)???

It's tough to trap, but the active-HTML defanging is effective against
it. A user under attack will see gibberish at the end of the message
since the < OBJECT > and/or < SCRIP > tags it uses get mangled.

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