Net security experts carve up Code Red II worm over dinner

    Date07 Aug 2001
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3341
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    A group of high-powered Internet security experts took their laptops to dinner on Saturday and between courses began analyzing the virulent new worm that now threatens the Web, the researcher who hosted the gathering said Monday. Analysts from Microsoft, Symantec, Computer . . . A group of high-powered Internet security experts took their laptops to dinner on Saturday and between courses began analyzing the virulent new worm that now threatens the Web, the researcher who hosted the gathering said Monday. Analysts from Microsoft, Symantec, Computer Associates, Deloitte & Touche and the U.S. Naval Fleet Warfare Center among others had been gathered at the third annual NTBugTraq retreat in Canada when the first reports of Code Red II circulated, said Russ Cooper, surgeon general of TruSecure Corp.

    The group, representing about 20 companies, was finishing up a six-course dinner that included smoked duck, filet mignon and South Australian Shiraz wine on Saturday night at Cooper's home in Lindsay, Ontario, he said.

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