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Old 04 May 2004, 07:33   #1
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Worm brings down coastguard PCs

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/3682803.stm

It still amazes me how such an organisation can have such a badly setup and maintained IT infrastructure.
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Tip of the iceberg...

Mind you, most government organisations are reasonably good because of a multi-tier approach to security and documented policies. However, I did work for one organisation who reacted well with measures against the Blaster worm, but decided to ignore the Slammer worm threat even though they were vulnerable!
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