Code Red

Patrick Greenwell patrick at
Fri Jul 20 02:39:46 UTC 2001

On Thu, 19 Jul 2001, Jeff Ogden wrote:

> How long is it going to take to get every Windows NT, Windows 2000, 
> and Windows XP system patched? We may be at this for a long time. I 
> am not looking forward to this.
> Any ideas for other approaches to the problem?

Yes, a "helpful" virus targeting infected hosts, a list of which is
easily derived from your weblogs. (I'm not seriously suggesting this, but
it could be very effective.)

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