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Lebreat-D mocks Sasser author

by Nikola Strahija on August 1st, 2005 Lebreat-D worm, which mocks the creator of the Sasser worm, is spreading rapidly across the net. It drops an image of recently convicted virus writer Sven Jaschan onto user's hard drives with the phrase "Bitch" superimposed on an image of the German teenager's face.


Concealed inside the Lebreat-D worm's code is a lengthy diatribe from its author criticising anti-virus vendors. The message states: Netsky(SkyShit), Beagle or Bagle, Mydoom and Sasser bye bye bitchs. It will be my game cuz the fbi or police are not searching for me to arrest me like ya sasser loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool (next variants will use a better engine to send thousands of copies to users.) :P

Lebreat-D spreads either through infected email attachments or Windows security vulnerabilities. The worm opens a backdoor on infected Windows PCs through which hackers can exploit compromised computers. Once activated the worm is programmed to activate denial of service attacks on websites run by anti-virus firms Symantec and McAfee. It is also designed to block users from accessing a list of anti-virus websites.

-The author of Lebreat has written a lengthy diatribe inside his virus, attacking other worms, security companies, and threatening that future versions of his worm will infect more people. He or she also seems to have little sympathy for his fellow virus writer Sven Jaschan, who was found guilty by a German court, said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at anti-virus firm Sophos. -Unfortunately childish squabbles like this are being fought on the computers of innocent computer users, uninterested in fights in the virus underground.’


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