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    Islamic Hacktivism

    Trojan converts porn to Koranic verse :

    A new Windows trojan attempts to dissuade internet users from viewing pornography by interspersing a quote from the Koran, the anti-virus firm Sophos said.

    In a statement, Sophos said the trojan, which had been named Yusufali-A, monitored the website by examining the title bar of the browser window.

    If a word like "teen", "penis" or "xxx" was present, then the window was minimised and a verse from the Koran was displayed instead.

    Sophos senior technology consultant Graham Cluley said at times perfectly innocent websites were blocked - for example medical sites, or social sites designed for teenagers.

    The trojan continues to display messages for a while and if the offending website continues to remain open, a button labelled "for exit click here" appears, forcing the user to either log off, restart or shut down the computer.

    Sophos said the trojan had no other apparent effect.
    Thats the whole article, but there is a screenshot.

    http://www.smh.com.au/news/breaking/...772511752.html
    SMH :: By Sam Varghese, September 6, 2005 - 3:51PM
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    El Reg also carried the story:
    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/09...soring_trojan/

    As they said

    It's enough to put you off your stroke

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    . o O (Has there ever been a Christian version of this version? Why not?)

    At least this virus will be easy to recognise...

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    A Christian version? Ah... "Intelligent Design" meets malware.

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    Duno where this world of computers and network is headed

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    Originally posted here by Katja
    . o O (Has there ever been a Christian version of this version? Why not?)

    At least this virus will be easy to recognise...
    most new viruses are themselves unique at least until the kids get their hands on them and modify them for their own use. their have been many sites set up by anti-porn groups (western) that infect visitors/crash computers. wether they're christian or not...i dont know but when you consider what a virus can do to the entire internet if it gets going well...well it's not very christian.

    just because it shows a verse from the quran doesn't mean it was written by muslims. most virus writers try to mask their identity.
    Bukhari:V3B48N826 “The Prophet said, ‘Isn’t the witness of a woman equal to half of that of a man?’ The women said, ‘Yes.’ He said, ‘This is because of the deficiency of a woman’s mind.’”

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    most virus writers try to mask their identity
    There are instances where virus writers reveal their identities.

    http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_644.htm

    On January 5th of any year, the Joshi virus activates. At that time, the virus will hang the system while displaying the message: "type Happy Birthday Joshi" If the system user then types "Happy Birthday Joshi", the system will again be usable.

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    i think we should take a minute thinking what this trojan creator want to say.
    every action has a source which is the idea, message,.... behinde it..

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    every action has a source which is the idea, message,.... behinde it..
    But only when it has got a superior motive...
    Not the cause of imposing one's own premordial conservative thinking which is being achieved at the cost of other person's security breach.

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    Its a good idea. But some people don't care or are islamic. I mean if you wan't it to be spread i suggest you place it on pc with documents that has koran or pieces of it in there. Because katholic people won't care much.
    [T]he future is now.

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