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How the Net Leaves Itself Open to Attack

The net is making itself unnecessarily vulnerable to crippling attacks, warn experts. Analysis of the queries sent to one of the net’s core address books show that 98% of them could have been handled by other parts of the network. Dealing with these queries on the outer reaches of the net rather than at its core could help limit the damage of concerted attacks on key servers say experts. The report and advice comes as the net recovers from the damage wrought by the Slammer worm that exploited holes in Microsoft software. Full Story

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