RATE MY ANTI WORM IDEA (microsoft vs Worm)

Discussion in 'Security Software' started by Jose, Aug 14, 2003.

  1. Jose

    Jose Guest

    why doesnt microsoft use its port 135 weakness to its
    advantage and send's the patch to everyone's computer
    just like the worm is spreading?>

    then have the patch automatically install itself into a
    computer, whether its infected or not. then when its
    done. it shoots of to another computer. like the virus
    it spreads, but unlike the virus it would always win.

    what do u guys thinK? is it even possible? soon enough
    the patch would be everywhere, the virus would be
    destroyed.!!!!
     
    Jose, Aug 14, 2003
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  2. Jose

    xp slave Guest

    Not a problem, all Microsoft has to do is add a check to see if the user is
    running the latest version of Media Player. If so, the user agreed to the
    EULA which gives Microsoft permission to modify their systems, even if it
    involves disabling other software.


     
    xp slave, Aug 14, 2003
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  3. This idea of a "good virus" just won't die and it really needs to. This is
    an old idea and not a very wise one. Would you want someone installing
    software on your computer without your knowledge? What if the worm spread
    way faster than anyone expected and disabled the internet? What if someone
    made a coding mistake and millions of computers were suddenly unbootable.
     
    Karl Levinson [x y] mvp, Aug 14, 2003
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  4. Not exactly - read the EULA again.

    Anyway, isn't this what Winodws Update/Auto Update does if configured
    properly once?

     
    Lanwench [MVP - Exchange], Aug 14, 2003
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