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Third Slapper Worm Hits The Street
The company warned that the source code for Slapper has spread quickly among the underground community, and will be the development platform of choice for future attacks.
Slapper and its variants exploit a vulnerability in the Secure Sockets Layer 2.0 of Apache web servers using distributions from Red Hat, Mandrake, SuSE, Gentoo and Slackware. Its suspected creator was arrested in the Ukraine on Wednesday.
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