• How ‘limited’ malcode pulled off the year’s biggest attack

    Experts thought worms targeting the Plug and Play flaw wouldn't do much because only Windows 2000 was affected. So how did they mount the biggest attack since Sasser?

    SearchCIOMidmarket8,005 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Week in Review: January 10th, 2008

    Worms and rootkits plague the present, Windows Server 2008 marks the future, and Bill Gates gets ready to become the past.

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • Worm uses Symantec tools to infiltrate SQL Server

    Considered a moderate threat, the worm gains access to Microsoft's SQL Server and SQL databases by exploiting vulnerabilities in Symantec's antivirus software.

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • Forecast & Review: Exchange

    The foremost concern on everyone's mind this past year was security, security, security. Between Code Red, Nimda and the other slew of viruses, worms and Trojans that spread throughout the industry, more systems were affected in 2001 than in the last five years combined.

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • Blaster worms wipes out Internet connection settings

    I just found Blaster worms on my m8s Windows 2000 machine. I managed to get rid of them but now all my Internet connection settings are wiped out and I cannot make a new connection -- some remote access management control. I went into the system information and there are several references to this...

    laurapennquakers1,160 pointsBadges:
  • A week of gloom and Mydoom

    Sobig.F doesn't look so big now. Last summer, that worm infected systems worldwide within a matter of days and, in the process, blazed a path to infamy as the Internet's most virulent e-mail worm. This week, Mydoom-A eclipsed that record.

    Jhogan685 pointsBadges:
  • Nimda: Setting a sinister standard?

    The nightmarish Nimda and the worms that are sure to follow in its squirmsteps will look for new ways to catch you with your pants down. SearchWin2000 is trying to fit you with a good "belt" to keep your trousers up.

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • Can IIS 6.0 take the heat?

    Microsoft's IIS 5.0 was some fine dining for worms. The company needed to make the next version less tantalizing to intruders, and more appealing to customers.

    Margie Semilof3,880 pointsBadges:
  • Case study: One IT department tackles security with NAP

    Fulton County's IT shop started to investigate Network Access Protection, Microsoft's new quarantine technology for laptops, after the Welchia worm brought down its network.

    ctorode615 pointsBadges:
  • Expert: Yaha author is politically motivated, probably still writing code

    A security expert said the author of the Yaha worm has political motivations and may continue to write variants of the worm.

    MMimoso2,605 pointsBadges:

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