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No longer Trippin
19-08-2004, 05:13:14
thanks to the internet (or rather the idiots on it).

http://news.com.com/Study%3A+Unpatched+PCs+compromised+in+20+minutes/2100-7349_3-5313402.html?tag=nefd.top

Should work now.

Jeratain
19-08-2004, 07:14:12
The page you've requested cannot be found.

Sir Penguin
19-08-2004, 10:23:39
If only more web sites expired after 20 minutes.

SP

Darkstar
19-08-2004, 19:58:59
And strangely, it's 5 minutes for us with unpatched machines put up on our Intranet. Just that many Slammer and whatnot running around on it. Fun fun...

Deacon
19-08-2004, 22:10:38
It's too bad that ISPs can't crack down on "Typhoid Mary" PCs.

Darkstar
19-08-2004, 22:13:18
They can. And they do. Several are known in the anti-spamming circles for taking a very active role in blocking all sorts of ports and what not from machines that are "nasty" on their networks.