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Slammer: One year later
Posted by Philipp Esselbach on: 01/20/2004 02:00 PM [ Print | 0 comment(s) ]
Cash machines froze. Airlines and hospitals dusted off paper forms to schedule reservations and track patients. This was the scene on Jan. 25, 2003, shortly after the Slammer worm appeared and quickly began spreading around the world, flooding computer networks with worm-generated traffic and knocking vital database servers offline.