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NetFlash: Sasser infections hit Amex, others

Opinion
May 04, 20043 mins
Networking

* Sasser infections hit Amex, others * Product palooza at N+I * Two weeks left: Who Wants to Be an Entrepreneur? * Microsoft releases free tool, guidelines for file server migration * Today on Layer 8

Yesterday’s outbreak of the Sasser worm was supposed to have died down early. But this one decided it’s not done yet. American Express has reported infections within its own ranks, and the worm has given some colleges and universities trouble as well. Meanwhile, Microsoft has a patch available that addresses several vulnerabilities, including the one that Sasser exploits. So what are you waiting for? Sasser infections hit Amex, others http://www.nwfusion.com/news/2004/0504sasseinfec.html?net

Yesterday’s outbreak of the Sasser worm was supposed to have died down early. But this one decided it’s not done yet. American Express has reported infections within its own ranks, and the worm has given some colleges and universities trouble as well. Meanwhile, Microsoft has a patch available that addresses several vulnerabilities, including the one that Sasser exploits. So what are you waiting for?

Sasser infections hit Amex, others

https://www.nwfusion.com/news/2004/0504sasseinfec.html?net

Product palooza at N+I

Yes, NetWorld+Interop isn’t until next week, but here at Network World we always get N+I fever a little early. We have a sneak peek ready for you – one that lays out the big product announcements expected at the trade show, from vendors like Enterasys, Extreme, Foundry, Crescendo, BMC and many others. Plus, we’ve got the N+I planner, your guide to some of the sessions with the most promise to entertain and inform.

https://www.nwfusion.com/news/2004/0503interop.html?net

N+I planner

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Two weeks left: Who Wants to Be an Entrepreneur?

Less than two weeks left to enter the Network World contest that could change your life forever – and in a good way. You probably have an idea for a networking product or service that would be useful. Maybe you don’t think much of your idea, but you have nothing to lose and everything to gain if you send in your submission today. Network World has gathered a group of top-notch sponsors to offer $30,000 in cash and services to the winner of a contest for the best entrepreneurial idea. Submit your idea today.

https://www.nwfusion.com/news/2004/entrepreneur.html?net

Microsoft releases free tool, guidelines for file server migration

Rounding out its set of free migration software to get users off aging platforms, Microsoft Monday made available a tool kit to help users move files from Windows NT or 2000 to Windows Server 2003.

https://www.nwfusion.com/net.worker/news/2004/0503msmigrate.html?net

Today on Layer 8, recently fined $2.50 for an overdue DVD:

Make over your PC, get into “modding”; Go directly to jail and get a cool TV; Tivo gets ready to defend its turf; and the start of our latest caption contest; all this and more today at your home for not-just-networking news.

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