On Wed, 25 Apr 2001, InfoSec News wrote: > http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/8/18516.html [snip] > According to a copy of the notice sent to The Register: "Microsoft > expects the FunLove infection period spanned approximately two weeks, > from Friday, April 6, 2001 to Friday, April 20, 2001." [snip] > Despite what is, by any standard, a monumental security cock-up by > Microsoft, Chien said the problem is likely to have a "low impact" > because FunLove is an older virus that almost all the security giants > partners and enterprise customers are likely to be protected against. So anybody who isn't an "enterprise customer" and doesn't have up-to-date virus infection is irrelevant from their point of view? Good thing too, because Joe Average is Microsoft's biggest customer, and he's gonna be mad as hell =) > The FunLove virus stopped production at Dell for two days in November > 1999 and the virus is considered a particularly nasty bug. Cheers, Chris. ___ __ _ / __// / ,__(_)_ | Chris Wilson <chrisat_private> | Phone: 01223 503 190 | / (_ / ,\/ _/ /_ \ | Tech Director - Caliday Project | RITC (Cambridge) Ltd | \ _//_/_/_//_/___/ | Unix Systems & Network Engineer | Cambridge CB5 8LA UK | ISN is hosted by SecurityFocus.com --- To unsubscribe email LISTSERVat_private with a message body of "SIGNOFF ISN".
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