October 7, 2002

Mighty Linux Worm Follows Slapper

"Two weeks after the Slapper worm hit Apache Web servers with unpatched versions of OpenSSL, a new Linux worm is doing the rounds. Mighty, as the worm is known, is largely based on its predecessor Slapper and also exploits known vulnerabilities in the OpenSSL security system."

Link: AllAfrica.com

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