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Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 01:47:03 +0100
From: VĂ­ctor <ixnay@...onegocio.com>
To: <tlarholm@...x.com>
Cc: ge@...tistical.reprehensible.net, bugtraq@...urityfocus.com,
	full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com
Subject: Re: W2K source "leaked"?


Check this out

http://heim.ifi.uio.no/~mortehu/files.txt 

This seem the dir of the Windows source code, I dont know if it a hoax.

And here is a torrent where it seem to be the source
http://www.skittlebrau.org/ring0_src.tar.bz2.torrent

This is all the information I have until now

Regards

On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 13:59:22 -0800
<tlarholm@...x.com> wrote:

> This is not the first time that people have reported leaked copies of
> Windows source code. In 2000, Wired News reported that the source code
> for Whistler (now Windows XP) had been leaked, though they never
> confirmed it.
> 
> http://www.wired.com/news/business/0,1367,35135,00.html
> 
> WinBeta is also reporting on the new leak
> 
> http://www.winbeta.org/winbeta/forums/index.php?showtopic=2663&st=0&#ent
> ry9449
> 
> 0-day exploits being used on Microsofts network, foul play by privileged
> partners or a hoax? Let's see what Microsoft reports.
> 
> 
> 
> Regards
> 
> Thor Larholm
> Senior Security Researcher
> PivX Solutions
> 24 Corporate Plaza #180
> Newport Beach, CA 92660
> http://www.pivx.com
> thor@...x.com
> Phone: +1 (949) 231-8496
> PGP: 0x5A276569
> 6BB1 B77F CB62 0D3D 5A82 C65D E1A4 157C 5A27 6569
> 
> PivX defines "Proactive Threat Mitigation". Get a FREE Beta Version of
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> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gadi Evron [mailto:ge@...tistical.reprehensible.net] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2004 1:49 PM
> To: bugtraq@...urityfocus.com
> Cc: full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com; Thor Larholm
> Subject: W2K source "leaked"?
> 
> 
> A couple of days ago a friend of mine drew my attention to the source 
> making rounds on the encrypted p2p networks, I was hoping it would take 
> a bit longer for it to be "out", but that was just day-dreaming.
> 
> Thor Larholm just gave me this URL, as you can notice, the server is
> busy: http://www.neowin.net/comments.php?id=17509
> 
> I never believed in 0-days. "New" or more to the point 
> un-known-to-the-public exploits and vulnerabilities exist and are being 
> used.
> In my opinion "0-days" virtually don't exist. It's usually either some 
> vulnerability that is long known and a COP or a worm is created. Or 
> exploits that will nearly never see the "public" but exist and are used 
> by few individuals.. but now... I don't know.
> 
> How often does a brand new exploit come out without prior warning and
> "attack" the net?
> 
> *If* this really is the.. _real_ source code for W2K (and according to 
> the article NT4 as well).... we'll see what happens next.
> 
> People didn't need help finding vulnerabilities in Windows before, but 
> it just became a whole lot easier and a lot less demanding on the "m4d 
> #4x0r 5k111z".
> 
> I can't really say that the article is right and the source was "leaked"
> 
> or "stolen". The source is being sold/given (?) for years now to EDU's 
> and commercial companies for research purposes (not to mention China..).
> 
> I suppose foul play is always possible.
> 
> Can anyone confirm this is the real source code? How about a press 
> release? :)
> 
> 	Gadi Evron
> 


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