[Dshield] NIPC Information

Micheal Patterson micheal at cancercare.net
Tue Aug 19 20:18:51 GMT 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Deb Hale" <haled at pionet.net>
To: <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2003 11:16 AM
Subject: [Dshield] NIPC Information

> This is the first time I have seen anything that says that the worm
> ("nachi", "welchia", or "msblast.d") is bad.  According to this write up
> "Scanning by the new worm is causing denial of service conditions for some
> organizations."
> Anyone else heard anything about this?
> http://www.nipc.gov/warnings/advisories/2003/Advisory8182003.htm
> Deborah F Hale
> Certified Business Continuity Professional/Computer Security Specialist
> BCP Enterprise, Inc
> Telephone: (712) 252-0361
> www.bcpenterprise.com

This one seems to send out a lot of data from the systems that I've seen
infected with it. It likes to especially eat up all the bandwidth on a
dialup connection causing it to throttle out and drop the connection.


Micheal Patterson
TSG Network Administration

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