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Re: Microsoft.com attack?
I wouldn't put it past Microsoft to make a patch so poorly written, it would actually cause all patched machines to attack the mothership. :-) Adam Maloney wrote: > Yeah, seeing the same here - it's been flaky for us for the last 30 > minutes while we've been trying it. > > I wonder if it's related to this messages.zip / admin@ thing that's all > over the place today. > > I was just thinking the other day, wouldn't it be funny if there was a > worm that had infected machines attack windowsupdate.microsoft.com so you > couldn't patch? :) I haven't confirmed that this is the problem, but it > seems likely. > > Adam Maloney > Systems Administrator > Sihope Communications > > On Fri, 1 Aug 2003, Jason Frisvold wrote: > > > Anyone aware of an attack on www.microsoft.com? I had a customer > > machine that was attacking it, looks like either a bug in Microsoft's > > SP4 (coincidentally this started the day after this was installed) or > > there's some new(?) worm of some sort causing this ?? > > > > Thanks! > > > > -- > > --------------------------- > > Jason H. Frisvold > > Backbone Engineering Supervisor > > Penteledata Engineering > > email@example.com > > RedHat Engineer - RHCE # 807302349405893 > > Cisco Certified - CCNA # CSCO10151622 > > MySQL Core Certified - ID# 205982910 > > --------------------------- > > "Imagination is more important than knowledge. > > Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles > > the world." > > -- Albert Einstein [1879-1955] > >