Re: New worm targets Windows Update

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by John E. Carty, Aug 13, 2003.

  1. "donut" <> wrote in message
    news:Xns93D5A26FA27Adonut@216.102.43.227...
    > Just saw this on CNN, and while they didn't go into much detail, Windows
    > Update was mentioned, and that the worm's purpose is to launch a DDoS
    > attack against microsoft.com.
    >
    > I don't know how you could possibly download a worm at WU, but until more
    > details come out, I'd stay away from there.


    You're talking about the MSBLAST worm which is already out, and there is no
    need to avoid the Window's Update site:

    http://www.cnn.com/2003/TECH/internet/08/12/windows.worm/index.html
     
    John E. Carty, Aug 13, 2003
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