Ubuntu-based malware

Ishwor Gurung ishwor.gurung at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 14:52:28 GMT 2009


2009/12/15 db <db.pub.mail at gmail.com>:
> You cannot just read the pre and post install instructions. If there
> is a compiled binary how are you going to know what it does ?
> It isn't that simple. If it was simple to know if a piece of software
> was dangerous antivirus companies would have a hard time :P

I think Chris was referring more to malwares that tries to do sneaky
things via pre-post install scripts. Ofcourse to check the  binary,
one would have to do other trickery that aren't trivial.
Ishwor Gurung

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