Re: Code Red
by "Lauren Hanka" <bluejay(at)starband.net>
||Mon, 30 Jul 2001 19:30:01 -0700
||"Frank Boumphrey" <bckman(at)ix.netcom.com>,
Who cares if we get in trouble, if it saves someone some misery, it's worth
it. Thanks for the extended info...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Boumphrey" <bckman(at)ix.netcom.com>
To: "Lauren Hanka" <bluejay(at)starband.net>; <hwg-basics(at)hwg.org>;
Sent: Monday, July 30, 2001 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: Code Red
> > I may "get in trouble" posting this,
> You probably will, and probably so will I for replying :>)
> I am replying though because there is little solid info on this worm.
> I got infected on July 19th, which shook me a little because
> 1. I take all the precautions against Viruses.
> 2. It was a laptop.
> 3. My 'right-up-to-the-minute' virus protection did not even know that I
> been attacked!
> However Code red is not a virus, it attacks Servers, laptops, or computers
> with IIS4 or 5 installed, and it does it directly through your internet
> connection. I got mine through a dial up!
> Note that Virus scanners will neither detect nor 'clean' code red.
> All those of you with Windows 9* or ME on your machines have no worries:>)
> For those with Windows NT or 2000 on you machines go to
> www.microsoft.com/security, and download the patch ASAP. It will take you
> abour 15 minutes, and do it before tomorrow when the next cycle is due to
> Note also you may not even realize you have been 'hacked' unless you
> using your intranet, but every time you log on you will attacking 100
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lauren Hanka" <bluejay(at)starband.net>
> To: <hwg-basics(at)hwg.org>; <hwg-techniques(at)hwg.org>
> Sent: Monday, July 30, 2001 4:21 PM
> Subject: Code Red
> > Hi guys,
> > I may "get in trouble" posting this, but I think this is something you
> > should *all* be aware of. Please read it *now*...
> > http://www.msnbc.com/news/606910.asp?cp1=1
> > Take care,
> > Lauren
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