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SubjectRe: Allocation of too much memory hangs system, kernel 2.2.*
Followup to:  <>
By author: Jost Boekemeier <jostobfe@calvados.zrz.TU-Berlin.DE>
In newsgroup:
> When the kernel runs out of vmem it starts to kill all runnable
> processes. One of its first victims are apache, init (sic!) and
> your shell. :)

Uh, no. init *can't* be killed.

"The user's computer downloads the ActiveX code and simulates a 'Blue
Screen' crash, a generally benign event most users are familiar with
and that would not necessarily arouse suspicions."
-- Security exploit description on

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