malicious javascript code

Discussion in 'Javascript' started by Xah Lee, Nov 19, 2004.

  1. Xah Lee

    Xah Lee Guest

    i got this email hat says "your ATT wireless statement is enclosed"
    etc., with an attachment in html.

    i'm on a mac and i wasn't thinking, i saved the attachment, looked at
    the raw html content (gibberish), and was curious and launched it in a
    browser. (yes i know... don't know why i wasn't thinking) My harddisk
    starts spinning like crazy. After a few seconds i did a hard-reboot on
    my ibook because the system is not responding to forced-quits.

    I don't know javascript well. This is one messy script. Can anyone
    tell me what is it doing?

    the script is here:
    http://xahlee.org/malicious_code.txt
    if you are usinging a browser to view it, better turn your javascript
    off first, just to be sure.

    Xah

    http://xahlee.org/PageTwo_dir/more.html
     
    Xah Lee, Nov 19, 2004
    #1
    1. Advertisements

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Similar Threads
  1. Stimp

    preventing malicious user input

    Stimp, Sep 14, 2004, in forum: ASP .Net
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    685
  2. Replies:
    0
    Views:
    1,180
  3. adyda

    Malicious TAGS

    adyda, Sep 24, 2005, in forum: HTML
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    510
    Toby Inkster
    Sep 25, 2005
  4. Jack Mahon

    malicious script?

    Jack Mahon, Mar 27, 2006, in forum: HTML
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    700
    BootNic
    Mar 28, 2006
  5. IRAQI OIL IS TOO PRECIOUS

    @ Friedman is a malicious mischief monger and misleader

    IRAQI OIL IS TOO PRECIOUS, May 10, 2004, in forum: C Programming
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    525
    Christopher Benson-Manica
    May 10, 2004
  6. morebeer

    Help - Can't get rid of the malicious Code

    morebeer, Jul 15, 2008, in forum: ASP General
    Replies:
    11
    Views:
    501
    Bob Barrows [MVP]
    Jul 18, 2008
  7. Noone Here

    Malicious JavaScript code,

    Noone Here, Jan 27, 2006, in forum: Javascript
    Replies:
    25
    Views:
    546
    Richard Cornford
    Jan 31, 2006
  8. Paul E Collins

    Malicious code with limited character set?

    Paul E Collins, Mar 30, 2007, in forum: Javascript
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    253
    shimmyshack
    Mar 30, 2007
Loading...