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16 Oct 2010  
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Digerati View Post
Thanks Corrine. One thing I found interesting in that article was the last statement in the last paragraph:
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...the machines that were compromised were running Linux.

a few lines down in the SAME article:

"We found that two misconfigured network hardware devices in a testing lab were compromised due to human error. Those devices have been removed and we can confirm that no customer data was compromised and no production systems were affected. We are taking steps to better ensure that testing lab hardware devices that are Internet accessible are configured with proper security controls.”

Pasted from <Pill Gang Used Microsoft’s Network in Attack on KrebsOnSecurity.com &mdash; Krebs on Security>

but, regardless of operating system, of course you have to configure the computer correctly if itīs going to be secure....
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