Worm's Return Underscores Need to Keep Security Up to Date


An old worm made headlines again this week when it infected servers at the Turner Broadcasting System's network, highlighting the need for IT professionals to ensure their security features are current.

The worm, known as W32/Delbot N or W32.Rinbot.L, takes advantage of a vulnerability in Symantec software that was previously addressed by the company in May 2006. It spreads through e-mail, scans the network for vulnerabilities and weak passwords and installs itself in the registry exploits system. Worm's Return Underscores Need to Keep Security Up-to-Date

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 6th March 2007 8:15PM