August 10, 2001

Worm infects Microsoft's servers

Author: JT Smith

PCWorld: "Failing to practice what it preaches, Microsoft acknowledges the Code Red worm infected two servers used for its Hotmail Web-based e-mail service.

"A few MSN Hotmail servers were affected by the Code Red worm virus. The servers were promptly removed from the MSN Hotmail environment, shut down and patched," says a Microsoft representative in the United Kingdom. The infection was detected late Wednesday afternoon in the United States, she says."

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