Chinese Virus Crisis Means Trouble...

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by AplusWebMaster, Oct 24, 2003.

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  1. AplusWebMaster

    AplusWebMaster Registered Member

    Jun 14, 2003
    Philadelphia, PA, USA
    :( FYI...
    "...A survey conducted by the Chinese Ministry of Public Security shows that approximately 85 percent of computers in the country have been infected with a virus this year. That number is up 25 percent from 2001. And as many as a third of China's computers may have been hit by the Sobig-F worm, which struck this past August...
    - 'You may have a strong pocket of high infection somewhere in the world and the likelihood of it spread is really high now because we're all so interconnected. If one area of the world isn't so security aware, it will cause problems for the rest of the world, as well...'
    - According to figures from the Chinese government, there are more than 68 million Web surfers there."

    (Possibly why we see so many unusual firewall log entries from IP's in China)
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