Sasser worm spreading quickly

Posted on Sunday, May 02 2004 @ 16:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft and Anti-virus companies have spread a security warining that the W32.Sasser.worm and variants are spreading quickly on the internet.

Windows 2000, 2003 and XP are vulnerable to this worm. Windows 9x/SE/ME and NT seem to be unaffected by this new worm.

Microsoft states that if you have download Security Update MS04-011, you will be safe from this worm.

Removal instructions can be found at Symantec.

Source: The Inquirer

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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