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RE: Re: [inbox] Re: [Full-Disclosure] Hi! Antiviruses Comparison - A Little Research Results
From: Curt Purdy (purdytecman.com)
Date: Sat Apr 17 2004 - 09:07:39 CDT
> Do you remember Nimda worm? It was probably first worm
> to exploit
> Outlook Express vulnerability to launch itself automatically.
> On Windows
> NT 4.0 F-Secure engine (well, it was few years ago, I
> don't remember
> version) had a problem - it catch this worm _after_ it was
> executed. And
> worm successfully spreads from protected machine approx.
> in ~50% of
Yes, remember Nimda quite well, we made a lot of money over a couple of
weeks cleaning up operations using Norton Enterprise. However, we had
around 80 boxes in the DMZ with full Internet public ip's protected with
F-Secure and none got it.
Curt Purdy CISSP, GSEC, MCSE+I, CNE, CCDA
Information Security Engineer
If you spend more on coffee than on IT security, you will be hacked.
What's more, you deserve to be hacked.
-- White House cybersecurity adviser Richard Clarke
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