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Windows 7: Botnet karate-chops routers hard.


20 Feb 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Botnet karate-chops routers hard.

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If you haven't changed the default password on your home router, you may be in for an unwanted visit from Chuck Norris -- the Chuck Norris botnet, that is.

Discovered by Czech researchers, the botnet has been spreading by taking advantage of poorly configured routers and DSL modems, according to Jan Vykopal, the head of the network security department with Masaryk University's Institute of Computer Science in Brno, Czech Republic.

The malware got the Chuck Norris moniker from a programmer's Italian comment in its source code: "in nome di Chuck Norris," which means "in the name of Chuck Norris." Norris is a U.S. actor best known for his martial arts films such as "The Way of the Dragon" and "Missing in Action."
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20 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Wow. People these days have lost their minds.
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