Squeak viruses (was Re: [VIRUS WARNING] Re: Check this)

Dino deanmao at cc.gatech.edu
Thu Mar 2 07:50:42 UTC 2000

Lawson English wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 1, 2000 8:39 PM, ssadams at us.ibm.com <mailto:ssadams at us.ibm.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >
> >Has anyone thought about how one would write a virus for squeak?  I only
> >bring this up because the best way to protect yourself is to know your
> >enemy.  Hey, maybe we could have a virus writing contest!??
> Along the same line (security), has anyone looked deeply into what kind of
> security issues are opened up by the Squeak browser plug-in?
> A hacker friend of mine suggests that Squeak will have far, FAR more
> potential security issues than Java has or ever could.

man, when script kiddies start using smalltalk, that'll be the day...


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