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Why do worms keep infecting our network?

Why do worms keep infecting our network?

We have Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition running on Microsoft 2000 servers on our network, but we still keep on getting hit with worms and other attacks, especially the Sasser worm. What can we do?
You will want to make sure that all new systems are patched before you hook them to the Internet. Microsoft TechNet article MS04-011 has a link to the appropriate patch. The Sasser worm targets a security issue with the Local Security Authority Subsystem Service, lsass.exe. Unlike may pieces of virulent code, the person responsible for releasing Sasser, Sven Jaschan, received 21 months of probation and 30 hours community service for creating the worm.
This was last published in January 2006

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