Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Security

Submission + - 10 Years After SQL Slammer->

Trailrunner7 writes: Ten years ago today, on Jan. 25, 2003, a new worm took the Internet by storm, infecting thousands of servers running Microsoft's SQL Server software every minute. The worm, which became known as SQL Slammer, eventually became the fastest-spreading worm ever and helped change the way Microsoft approached security and reshaped the way many researchers handled advisories and exploit code. This is the inside story of SQL Slammer, told by David Litchfield, the researcher who found the bug and wrote the exploit code that was later taken by Slammer's authors and used as part of the worm.
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

10 Years After SQL Slammer

Comments Filter:

Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with time travel, you never can tell." -- Doctor Who, "Androids of Tara"

Working...