http://www.drudgereport.com/flash7.htm XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX MON AUG 06, 2001 12:31:09 ET XXXXX IBM INTERNALS SHOW JAPAN HIT HARD BY 'CODE RED 2' **Exclusive** IBM technicians kept track of Sunday night's virus outbreak -- dubbed 'Code Red 2' -- and watched in awe as the bug knocked down systems worldwide, according to confidential communications obtained by the DRUDGE REPORT: 08/06/2001 10:53:40 AM EDT Richard ****/Poughkeepsie/IBM Update: A code red worm is suspected to have infected at least 400 IBM servers in Hursley, England. AT&T IPNet support is bringing up the links to EMEA and AP with port 80 filtered on inbound and outbound links. The San Francisco to Japan links have been up for about an hour with no degradation to the SF router. The MPN crossovers in EMEA also have had filters installed to prevent the 9. advertisements. Senior AT&T and IBM management have been involved and are providing hourly updates. 08/06/2001 12:12:56 AM MDT Peg ****/Denver/IBM Update: i have just been notified from boulder duty manager that the AT&T mpn network has gone down again in australia, canada, and japan the reported down time is 01:32 am edt japan has been isolated from the network and is assumed to be the source of the problem the new york backbone is in very bad shape and will remain "shakey" until all is rerouted there are still problems between north america and europe 08/05/2001 11:21:24 PM MDT Peg ****/Denver/IBM Update: it appears that our network is normalizing....we still are not sure of the actual root cause of the problem, however, since the AT&T mpn problem has been resolved our connectivity issues are also resolving ....there will be further investigation tomorrow the mpn is still unstable, so I will keep this alert active in case problems re-occur it does appear that all of the www-1 and slingshot problems are resolved 08/05/2001 09:53:09 PM MDT Peg ****/Denver/IBM Update: AT&T network problem is worldwide it appears to be separate from the www-1 problems we have been experiencing all day, however, it is impacting our problem determination/resolution we are currently putting the third serBR> 08/05/2001 06:34:16 PM MDT Peg ****/Denver/IBM Update: the technical teams have decided to back out the IP address change from last night to get back to a known stable environment. we will reconvene at 10pm edt and i will send another update after that call. getting production services back and stable is our first priority 08/05/2001 04:20:54 PM EDT Michael ****/Poughkeepsie/IBM Update: Extended teams are still working the issue supported by testing from POK and WWCC. It appears to be affecting other www-1 sites as well. No ETU. 08/05/2001 14:17:08 EDT Michael ****/Poughkeepsie/IBM Initial: Intermittent problems accessing the sites, support teams are investigating END - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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