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PC World: Hacker Tool Targets Windows NT

Jul 03, 1999, 08:51 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Spring)

Thanks to Low, Kuan Loong for this link.

"Second-generation Back Orifice hacker program expected to debut."

"The Cult of the Dead Cow created and released the program Back Orifice last year to the general public at the Las Vegas hacker and security conference DEF CON. The program allows its users to remotely control victims' desktops, potentially undetected.

"At this year's conference, on July 9, Sir Dystic says the cult will outdo itself and release Back Orifice 2000. The program, he says, is smaller, nimbler, and twice as nefarious."

"The group also says it will make the source code available for Back Orifice 2000, which will likely spawn multiple strains of the program in the hacker community, experts say."

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