[clug] Latest worm

Kim Holburn kim.holburn at anu.edu.au
Tue Aug 12 13:38:40 EST 2003

At 1:07 PM +1000 03/8/12, Darren Freeman wrote:
>I was laughing this morning at the latest worm attacking Windows boxes
>(pretty much everything from Win2K onwards although I suspect that the
>older boxes are at risk too, but unpatchable). If you don't know what
>worm I mean, check out /.
>I thought that port 135 would *have* to be blocked off for the computers
>around me. How wrong I was. According to the logs, the firewall nearest
>to me in RSPhysSE, ANU, is registering heaps of hits from infected
>machines in our building.
>So if you're on campus, be aware that the infection is probably
>And take the time out to be glad that there are so many people running
>Windows, after all now we get to mop up the tears.
>And why oh why is port 135 open? Anyone know of a sane reason for there
>to be a clear path from the outside world all the way in here?

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billy gates why do you make this possible ? Stop making money and fix your software!!

Kim Holburn 
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Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering
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