Make Love Not Spam Screen Saver Detection

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2443

Synopsis

The remote host is running software that should be authorized with respect to corporate policy.

Description

The remote host is running the 'Make Love Not Spam' screensaver. This screensaver, downloaded from Lycos, participates in a Denial of Service (DoS) attack against known spammers.

Solution

Ensure that running this client is within acceptable use.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2443

File Name: 2443.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/12/01

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low