[Esd-l] Pattern for Badtrans.b

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Mon Nov 26 19:09:08 PST 2001

On Mon, 26 Nov 2001, Brett Glass wrote:

> We don't send bounce messages.

...YMMV, of course... :)

> Also, it seems to me that since the local recipe is somewhat specific,
> and the worm may mutate,

That's a drawback of any signature-based system, of course.

It's a specific response to a specific hazard. I don't expect it to be
useful forever. Of course, the lifetime of these worms is turning out
to be rather long...

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