Re: Virus - did it infect "secure" machines


Tom Neff (phri!dasys1!tneff@nyu.edu)
14 Nov 88 22:51:11 GMT


In article <10846@ulysses.homer.nj.att.com> smb@ulysses.homer.nj.att.com (Steven M. Bellovin) writes:
>I keep looking for a system model that would have blocked this sort of
>attack. Except for some sort of ``fairness scheduler'' -- one that would
>have kept any one user, such as daemon or nobody from chewing up the
>whole CPU -- I don't see one. I'd like to, though.

How about a daemon to kill orphan processes? The Morris attack tried to
obscure its origins once installed.

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