I sandboxed it before I tried it (vmware virtual machine). Didn't
matter what it thought it did to the machine as I set the machine to not
save changes when shut down. Not sure the person who sent it out did so
knowingly. As soon as it loaded it tried to connect to the outside
world, but Zonealarm told me and stopped it.
FBR spilled my beer when they jumped on the table and proclaimed in
Then you can include me in the idiot list. Cy took some good precautions,
as did I, to make sure it didn't infect his PC and continue the mess...
Matter of fact, since this was a backdoor trojan, the real "owner" of the
trojan was displayed in his firewall logs...and he's in a position to nail
Actually I always check anything like that. It's part of my job. If
it's not detected by the antivirus software and triggers with strange
behaviour in my VM I send it to our AV supplier so they can add
detection of the threat to their product.
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