On 2009-03-09, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> ____/ Doug Mentohl on Monday 09 March 2009 16:48 : \____
>> Appointments for cancer patients had to be rescheduled after a computer
>> virus infected the networking systems at two Scottish hospitals last
>> week .. Systems were taken offline for two days to allow computer
>> technicians to clean up the mess ..
>> "They are calling it a worm and when they identify it it burrows deeper
>> into the system and duplicates itself, and it is getting through some
>> very strong firewalls."
> What are "very strong firewalls"? Isn't that like saying your have just
> a "minor" security flaw or "she's just half pregnant"?
My bet is that the "very strong firewalls" have UPnP enabled... ie,
they're more tissue paper than firewall.
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