- Myspace Shutdown Prank
Myspace hacking tools are a magnet for wannabe script kiddies and leet hax0rs. Here's the latest one I've seen in the last couple of days:
....ooooh. But wait, it gets better:
I've no idea who "Paul & Nick" are, but they'll probably attract a fair amount of people to this application (that weighs in at a tiny 24kb in size) before they realise it's a fake. Enter the Myspace page that you want to target (or leave it blank!), hit the "Hack" button and....
Whoops. Thanks to a line of code that says this:
00002A24 00402A24 0 shutdown -f -s -t 0
...the PC (as you probably already guessed) does indeed shutdown:
No lasting harm is done to any PC that the file is run on. We detect this as Myspace.Shutdown.
Research Summary Write-Up: Chris Boyd, Director of Malware Research
Additional Research: Peter Jayaraj, FSL Senior Threat Researcher