July 23, 2001

White House dodges Internet bullet

Author: JT Smith

Australian IT weighs in with its report on that nasty Code Red IIS worm that didn't actually manage to bring whitehouse.gov to its knees. White House admins appear to have simply shifted their site to a different set of IP addresses to avoid the attack. Also interesting is what Netcraft is now reporting as the operating system now fueling whitehouse.gov, though it's entirely possible they're merely seeing a caching or proxy server sitting in front of the actual Web server.


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