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Teddy Rogers

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On October 23, 2008, Microsoft released an out-of-cycle emergency patch for a flaw in the Windows RPC code. The reason for this unusual occurance was the discovery of a “zero-day” exploit being used in the wild by a worm (or trojan, depending on how you look at it). The announcement of a new remote exploit for unpatched Windows systems always raises tension levels among network administrators. The fact that this one was already being used by a worm evoked flashbacks of Blaster and Sasser and other previous threats that severely impacted the networked world.

Research_Blog___Research___SecureWorks.pdf

http://www.secureworks.com/research/blog/i...racking-gimmiv/

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