Aug 13, 2003

What You Should Know About the Blaster Worm

Microsoft: At 11:34 A.M. Pacific Time on August 11, Microsoft began investigating a worm reported by Microsoft Product Support Services (PSS). A worm is a subclass of a virus that generally spreads without user action and distributes complete copies (possibly modified) of itself across networks. A worm can consume memory or network bandwidth, thus causing a computer to stop responding.

Who Is Affected?
Users of the following products are affected:

Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0
Microsoft Windows® 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server? 2003
More information on this go to microsoft!

Update: If you are allready infected download the fixblast.exe now.
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