puoti puoti at
Tue Jun 3 10:27:24 CDT 2003

>The only thing that the / access gave Klez was (potentially) more files
>to harvest email addresses from.  As far as drive access, the author was
>much more concerned about having write access to the home directory.  If
>anybody is interested, here is the article:
>BTW, I do not object to having access to the root drive, but what does
>a *windows* program really gain from that?  Viewing system config files
>in notepad? ;->  Is it just a solution in search of a problem?

That's the article I read, I don't think there's any reason for having / in the
config file, if klez used it, other viruses may use / to infect and spread via
linux boxes in the future.

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