Talk:1247: The Mother of All Suspicious Files

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LNK and ZDA...Link and Zelda? 13:43, 5 August 2013 (UTC), some place in the USA. Looks random, but still...

Someone mentioned you see the word Hackers as well as a pirated movie... In fact the pirated movie is the 1995 movie named Hackers. Edited it to make the reference clear. -- Sonofaresiii (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I am missing DMG or other "Mac" suspect executable -- (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

WRBT.OBJ.O.H WhiteRabbit.obj from Jurassic Park. Not sure about the O.H Andym (talk) 14:56, 5 August 2013 (UTC)

Fixed .O.H - these are file extensions with C compilers and C headers, respectively.BlackHatm

.tar.gz stands for tarred and gzipped (archive) files; here .co. was introduced to make it look like a domain name .obj can also be a cia-bin is a play on cgi-bin Sebastian -- 15:06, 5 August 2013 (UTC)

After the reference to the FBI in the (currently) final paragraph I was thinking of adding something like the following:

This would also 'explain' the initial directory structure of "/PUB/CIA-BIN/ETC", something like an FTP /pub/ directory for publicly open files, and conflating the CIA with /cgi-bin/ as a somewhat common location for dynamic web-pages, then /etc/ which is another Linux/Unix directory reference, strangely stored underneath a doubley-referenced 'tilde' directory, what with ~foo as the root directory generally redirecting to the home directory for user "foo". These are all usually lower-case (and case-sensitive), but if the INIT.DLL has anthing to do with it it might mean it's an uppercase-dominated and yet actually case-insensitive Windows-based system, with that Windows Dynamically Linked Library as a dynamic responder.

...but I've rushed that and it looks messy/may have errors in it, so feel free to clean it up if it inspires you. Or not... 16:34, 5 August 2013 (UTC)