Happy Birthday Blaster. Death nell for NAC?


...Sure enough, on August 11, 2003, a worm was released that wreaked havoc on the Internet and corporate networks alike.

But this outbreak was different than Code Red, Nimda, and SQL Slammer, all of which breached the corporate firewall. Blaster spread mainly over port 445 which by then was blocked by a lot of firewalls. But corporate networks became infected anyway. The culprit was infected laptops brought in by employees and contractors. Happy Birthday Blaster. Death nell for NAC? | Threat Chaos | ZDNet.com

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 12th August 2006 11:42PM