Infrastructure attacks up, says IBM

    Date27 Oct 2004
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Attacks against critical networks - including telecommunication companies, government agencies and utilities - climbed 55% between August and July, says IBM. . . . Attacks against critical networks - including telecommunication companies, government agencies and utilities - climbed 55% between August and July, says IBM.

    Most general attacks were based on the long-running Sasser and Korgo worms, while assaults against critical links were due to a bump in attacks on Web servers such as Apache's HTTP Server and Microsoft's Internet Information Services server, InformationWeek reports.

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