[Dshield] Code Red Virus - prevention is better than cure

Xtranet Reply at xtranet.co.uk
Wed Aug 1 17:42:29 GMT 2001

Are you safe from the CodeRed virus - simple test & fix
What was all the fuss about? 
The Code Red internet worm failed to strike - or did it? While reports indicate that over 400,000 servers were compromised, there is still a chance that the worm will infiltrate web site computers until August 19th. It's still early days, but it highlights the need for applying patches in a timely manner and the importance of protecting the web server from similar attacks.
Key steps
* Are you vulnerable? Test and find out http://www.xtranet.co.uk/codered/default.htm 
* What are your options? http://www.xtranet.co.uk/codered/CodeRedQuestion.htm
* What can you do to protect yourself? http://www.xtranet.co.uk/_Products/eEye.htm
* If you want to discuss this in more detail, please reply to this email or call 0118 957 7800.
Stopping it happen again
* Protecting your Web server. Provision of eEye software, onsite installation and training £900
* Penetration Testing - Internal and External testing from £450.
Who is Xtranet?

Xtranet are working with eEye Digital Security, the organisation that

identified the CodeRed virus on 17th July. Our Internet Security Division

provides security advice and solutions to major organisations in the UK.

Xtranet also develops web-based applications (http://www.xtranet.co.uk/services)

and has numerous clients in the financial, pharmaceutical and government

sectors (http://www.xtranet.co.uk/Clients).
Interested in Security 
Xtranet are running a free Masterclass security seminar in October.
See http://www.xtranet.co.uk/Press/Releases/2001/1207_Sec_sem.htm
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