[SATLUG] Scarry stuff...How to write a linux virus in 5 easy steps

Charles Hogan cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com
Thu Feb 19 00:30:24 CST 2009


I've also seen files dropped into /var/tmp and executed from there.

Good write-up.  I had never even checked the permissions on the .desktop 
files.  It is something that should probably be addressed as linux 
continues to expand it's market share.

Travis Runty wrote:
> Really good stuff.  I have always ran the noexec on my '/tmp', however, I
> think I'm considering adding it to my devices '/home' too.  Assuming there
> are no unforseen negatives it certainly wouldn't hurt anything.
> 
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 9:40 PM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net>wrote:
> 
>> oops forgot to include the authors update to this article.
>>
>> http://www.geekzone.co.nz/foobar/6236
>>
>> Todd
>>
>> On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 21:32 -0600, Todd W. Bucy wrote:
>>> ran across this and thought I would throw it out there for comments
>>>
>>> enjoy
>>> Todd
>>> http://www.geekzone.co.nz/foobar/6229
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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