Re: slapper countermeasures
On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 08:29:15PM -0400, Vikki Roemer wrote:
> Hmm... well, I know the law usually isn't this flexible, but from a
> common-sense point-of-view, I think in this case most people would agree
> that Mike's and Jean's ideas are a Good Thing. I mean, it's not like
> they're going to plant a virus-- that's already been done. The point of
> breaking in is to *get rid of* the virus. Unsolicited help, you know?
> :) *shrug* Sounds good to me, anyway.
What if it were a research institute exploring the ramifications of
this virus, in an active 'watch the symptoms of an infection' way.
(I've been trying to think of a reason that the owner of an infected
box would not appreciate efforts to sanitize the box).