Re: [ISN] Internet Attacks Hit U.S. Attorneys' Offices

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Date: Tue Sep 02 2003 - 06:13:18 PDT

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    Forwarded from: H. Morrow Long <morrow.longat_private>
    Ummm...  No security was compromised?  Isn't the fact that 40% (an
    astounding number) of federal prosecutor's PCs were running a
    particular virus or worm just the definition of 'compromised'?
    'It just slowed the network down."  Hm...  No biggie :-)
    InfoSec News wrote:
    > The bugs affected 40 percent of the federal prosecutors' desk and
    > laptop computers around the country, said Justice spokesman Mark
    > Corallo. "No security was compromised, and it had no effect on
    > evidence," he said. "It just slowed the network down."
    - H. Morrow Long, CISSP
       Director - Information Security
       Yale University, ITS
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