CryptoDefense - Heads Up.

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Feandur, Apr 7, 2014.

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  1. Feandur

    Feandur Registered Member

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  2. TonyW

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    When Emsisoft blogged about their competitor detailing the malware author's 'mistake', which appears to have now been corrected, were they referring to Symantec?
     
  3. Feandur

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    Questions like that cannot be asked or answered in a public forum for liability reasons.

    I merely have listed the bloggs I could find alerting users to details about this piece of malware for caution sake.

    -cheers,
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  4. Baserk

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    -Did Symantec screw users over by informing the malware author of his error?
    -Were users screwed over by Symantec when they released info, carefully withheld by another competitor that actually helped infected users?
    -Did Symantec actually help a malware author to keep up his monthly income and thus screw users over?
    -The 'Symantec disposition' aka being so media-horny, you're actually willing to screw users over and help a malware author, real or not?

    Afaik, you can ask all the questions you want. Just don't post any answers to them if you fear any liability issues. :)
    Kudos to Emsisoft, btw. Pretty rare to see such benevolence.
     
  5. noone_particular

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    I don't see any liability issues for quoting what they already blogged publicly. The only real question here is why. The answer has to fall into one of 2 categories, stupidity or greed. I'd find it hard to believe that they're that stupid.
     
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