The Age: SA Pollie Weighs in About Sasser Worm
May 05, 2004, 22:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)
[ Thanks to Phillip Brown for this
"Politicians are rarely known to speak out about computer worms
but South Australian Democrat Ian Gilfillan is not about to let the
Sasser worm episode go by without having his say...
"'The Sasser worm doesn't affect Apple, Sun, BSD, Unix, or Linux
systems. Once again we see governments and businesses around
Australia are being slammed by a computer program that exploits
weaknesses in one brand of proprietary software...'"