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Re: and here are some answers [was: Quarantine your infected users spreading malware]
From: Rob Thomas <robt () cymru com>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 19:49:04 -0600 (CST)
] wht is the mean-time-to-infection for a stock windows XP system
] when plugged intot he net?... 2-5minutes? you can't get patches
] down that fast.
The same case can be made for Linux and Unix-based web servers with
vulnerable PHP-based tools. There's also a large number of poorly
configured devices such as routers with easily guessed passwords,
overly permissive DNS name servers, etc.
It's not simply a Windows problem.
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