Daily Cybercrime and Security Report for August 10, 2001

A daily survey of the latest cybercrime news from around the world.

CNN: ‘Code Red’ Impact Felt at Major Companies 09-Aug-01 12:37:50 ET

Story Highlights:“The resilient ‘Code Red II’ computer worm has spread this week to affect thousands of computers across the United States…”

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“A handful of high-profile companies have been among those impacted, including Qwest Communications, Microsoft, AT&T, FedEx and the Associated Press…”

Full Story on CNN

PCWEEK: Net Worm Picks Up Speed in China But Infections Low 09-Aug-01 12:07:31 ET

Story Highlights:“The Code Red II Internet worm is infecting an increasing number of Chinese computers, but the number of reported cases in China was low compared to damage done overseas…”

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“Beijing Rising Technology Corp., a virus protection company, said Wednesday it had learned of 180 confirmed cases…”

Full Story on PCWEEK

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