Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Milw0rm is back! -- Sort Of

If you are someone who is interested in exploit code, you would have undoubtedly noticed that milw0rm.com has been dormant since September. Speculation has arisen over Str0ke's health -- with some even stating that he is dead. This is incorrect. However, whilst str0ke's health is intact, the milw0rm repository is not. It appears the site has been troubled by DoS attacks and Str0ke has been subject to trolling. However, with the unknown state of milw0rm, another exploit resource has risen.

On November 4, Offensive Security announced they will be maintaining a new exploit repository -- one which replaces milw0rm. The Offensive Security Exploit Archive "...will be picking up from the place Milw0rm left, and will be maintaining a new exploit archive collection which will be open to the public."

Copy-cat resources currently exist which mirror milw0rm: