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The Nando Times: Miscommunication After Flaw Found in Apache Server Software

Jun 18, 2002, 16:00 (24 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D. Ian Hopper)

"A security bug was found in software used by millions of Web sites. Private experts alerted users and the FBI's computer security division.

"The problem is, they didn't tell the maker of the software. Then they issued the wrong prescription for fixing the problem.

"The incident Monday involving Apache's Web software shows that the system to insulate the Internet from attack - a joint effort of the government and private companies - is still a long way from perfect..."

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