TROJAN ALERT! (JS/Loop)

Ken Seehof kseehof at neuralintegrator.com
Wed Oct 10 03:07:23 CEST 2001


Cliff Wells wrote:
> 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.

Oh.  Like Windows?

- Ken






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