Windows 2000 Worm Stops Production

Aug. 20, 2005
Reports are now surfacing that the recently released worm targeted at un-patched Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Server systems did considerable damage in the automotive industry, at least. 13 Daimler-Chrysler production plants were temporarily shut down, and Ford announced some systems went down as well. Anybody doubt that process control security is important? It will be very interesting to see just how many production-based server systems came down last week. If yours did, chime in. Walt...
Reports are now surfacing that the recently released worm targeted at un-patched Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Server systems did considerable damage in the automotive industry, at least. 13 Daimler-Chrysler production plants were temporarily shut down, and Ford announced some systems went down as well. Anybody doubt that process control security is important? It will be very interesting to see just how many production-based server systems came down last week. If yours did, chime in. Walt

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