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New Dangers Exposed in the Wake of Slammer

Security experts and government officials agree that the unprecedented disruption of services by the SQL Slammer worm last week exposed the inherent flaws in the Internet and the domino effect that a few unprotected servers can have on the rest of the network. Unleashed early on Saturday, Jan. 25, the worm hit data centers, snarling the Internet and slowing e-mail. It also ran rampant through networks at several major financial institutions, whose systems were vulnerable due to uninstalled patches. Full Story

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