Son of Slammer

There is a new worm in the wild that should be top of IT Pros worry-list. If you have not been working on Conficker defense, heads up.

The NY Times today saysIf you’re looking for a digital Pearl Harbor, we now have the Japanese ships steaming toward us on the horizon,” said Rick Wesson, chief executive of Support Intelligence, a computer security consulting firm based in San Francisco.”

KB 962007 on Jan 15, 2009 had the virus alert info and manual removal steps. The Malware Protection Center article is here.

Did all your machines install secbull MS08-067 back in October? Go check. No, really, go check right now. It was updated on 1/13/09 – did all your machines get the update?

Go check.