Re: [NEWS] Hacker code could unleash Windows worm
From: Alun Jones [MS MVP] (alun_at_texis.com)
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 02:00:49 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, The Other Guy
>A hacker group released code designed to exploit a widespread Windows
>flaw, paving the way for a major worm attack as soon as this weekend,
>security researchers warned.
Just for information's sakes, the hole for this exploit has been patched,
and anything close to capable of being called a firewall will block the
Yet another call to the world to download patches, update your machines, and
make sure you're behind a firewall. Wouldn't it be nice if the CNet article
bothered to mention this simple security measure? Honestly, it's as if they
_want_ people to panic and scream curses.
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