Re: How is Blaster caught?

From: Sheldon (sheldon_at_REMOVEsopris.net)
Date: 08/15/03


Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2003 23:52:31 GMT


> As someone else said, it catches you. If your system is unpatched, another
> PC on the network infected with the virus will scan random IP addresses
> looking for its next victim...

So, if the PC is scanning for IP addresses, and if your broadband connection
is running through a router, the virus will only see the router and your
computer won't be affected? (That's a question.)

Thanks.

Sheldon
sheldon@sopris.net