TROJAN ALERT! (JS/Loop)
logiplexsoftware at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 9 21:31:05 CEST 2001
On Tuesday 09 October 2001 11:59, Steve Holden wrote:
> I would have characterised this attack as a GUI denial-of-service, not a
> Trojan horse. A Trojan horse is an exploit which collects information from
> an unsuspecting user and stores or transmits it for use by the third party.
> Such misinformation does not lend credibility. The code involved was a
> simple infinite alert loop.
Actually, a trojan horse is simply a hostile program that masquarades as a
useful one (hence the name). It doesn't really matter what the function of
the program is.
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