from the dos-is-not-only-an-operating-system dept.
During saturday, january 25, an internet worm attacked several MS-SQL servers in the world. The internet link of ETHZ went down between 10:00 and 15:30.
Read more about the worm an Securityfocus, Heise and Symlink.
This attack is one more exemple, why systems should be patched on a regular base. The problem is known since july 2002 - sepcialists talk about more than 20'000 systems who are still not fixed and spreading this worm.
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