TITLE

Code Red worm exposes security flaws

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Dennis
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
eWeek;7/30/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 29, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the finger-pointing among systems administrators and security experts in the wake of the massive infection of Web servers by the Code Red worm. Code Red's exposure of security flaws; White paper released by a group of security experts known as the Honeynet Project.
ACCESSION #
4944636

 

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