Worms versus Bots

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Mon May 3 21:16:52 UTC 2004

On Mon, 03 May 2004 13:51:35 -0600 Mike Lewinski <mike at rockynet.com> wrote:
> Then again, I've seen businesses who had sensitive client financial data 
> on compromised systems completely ignore this advice, so it's generally 
> given without much hope, esp. where the stakes are lower.

ditto. i have some very specific memories of explaining to a CEO
who should have known better (an ex engineer) why we really
needed to "nuke the servers from orbit, it's the only way to be sure"
after an infestation at a startup some years back.

Richard Welty                                         rwelty at averillpark.net
Averill Park Networking                                         518-573-7592
    Java, PHP, PostgreSQL, Unix, Linux, IP Network Engineering, Security

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