Databases Ripe for Attacks

April 7, 2003

[From eWeek]

The SQL Slammer worm played a major role in a recently reported spike in security incidents during the first three months of 2003. The report, put out by security firm Internet Security Systems Inc., found an 84 percent jump in reported security incidents and confirmed attacks from the fourth quarter of 2002 to the first quarter of 2003.

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