Virus Creation Program

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Offline dalem29

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Virus Creation Program
« on: December 06, 2008, 11:53:45 AM »
I receive the weekly update from Panda security and thought this might prove interesting. Probably some forum regulars are already aware of it"

http://www.pandasecurity.com/emailhtml/oxygen/120608_ENG_in.htm

Gives new meaning to the saying..."So simple a caveman could do it"  
Egads...when will it end?    :(

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Offline 333halfevil

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Re: Virus Creation Program
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2008, 05:28:36 PM »
I've known about this for a while. It's not good how just about anyone can now make a virus and ruin someones computer. Hopefully we can educate "script kiddies" to not use these programs as they often infect their own computers along with others.

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Offline AlphaCentauri

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Re: Virus Creation Program
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2008, 08:12:46 PM »
I would expect a program like this to include a backdoor so the originator of the software could also profit from the infections created by his clueless customers, like those phishing kits do.

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Offline 1972vet

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Re: Virus Creation Program
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2008, 08:35:51 PM »
Although that particular tool may be new, the concept is not...virus creation tools have been around for quite some time. As a side note, I recall from years ago, PestPatrol included these in it's updates regularly. PestPatrol is now the anti-spyware component of the CA eTrust security suite.

I'm quite sure they're not the only ones who do. Others may as well but I just mention it because I used it for years and know about it from first hand experience.
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