SQL Slammer used British code

February 3, 2003

[From vnunet]

Code from a UK security expert has emerged as the driving force behind the SQL Slammer worm that ravaged servers over the weekend.

David Litchfield, co-founder of NGS Software, originally wrote the code to demonstrate the buffer overrun vulnerability and used it as part of a presentation to the Black Hat Briefings in August 2002.

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