Microsoft to add 'black box' to Windows

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by ronjor, Apr 26, 2005.

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  1. ronjor

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    It could also pose an interesting attack vector for malware - trigger a system crash and use hosts file redirection to route the resulting report to a compromised server for later inspection. The extra level of information (document contents, etc) could make this worth exploiting to gain access to corporate data - and since a lot of adware/spyware seems to crash regularly it may even slip under the security radar for some users...
     
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    A trojan by any other name.
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    I guess this is a school example of the meaning: "the importancy of databases"...and it didn't sound that good when I read this today ...
     
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