Saturday, January 17, 2009

Post 293 -- That's a Pretty Big Worm Dude

That's a Pretty Big Worm Dude
In the world of computers, viruses and worms come and go, but this Fella has been infecting machines at a pretty Brisk Pace.

Acccording to the News Post at the The linked here for details:

"Downadup (the worm's name)" has infected 6.5 million in the last four days.

Bringing the overall total to 9 million.

Of course it attacks a recent patched vulnerability in Windows

Wingman, glad he's running Linux, again.

Also at the Register:
It looks like AMEX is having security problems too.

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