New Virus Spreading on Internet

May 3, 2004Calendar Icon

TimeMay 3, 2004
Location
DescriptionW32.Sasser.Worm.

A virus targeting a newly released security problem in windows is spreading on the internet. Symantec has upgraded it to a level 4 threat.

It attempts to exploit the LSASS vulnerability described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011, and spreads by scanning randomly-chosen IP addresses for vulnerable systems.

Users should make sure their systems are patched (windowsupdate.microsoft.com) check for virus definitions later than May1, 2004.
ContactTami Aune
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AudienceCampus
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PostedApr 17, 2019