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Re: Trojan Alert was: Check this

  • From: Kevin Houle
  • Date: Thu Mar 09 16:37:39 2000

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Kai Schlichting wrote:
> 
> On another operational note: I am seeing a vastly swelling number
> of customers falling victim to the NETWORK.VBS worm: a simple VB script
> that first scans surrounding network space for open, writable windows
> shares (and replicates by copying itself into a shared C:\ drive, if
> such drive is shared), then goes on to randomly scan /24's , where the
> 3 first octets of the IP number are random: this is generating
> boatloads of violations in my "no RFC1918 in or out" filters (and
> this is how this came to my attention).

We've been getting reports of network.vbs since about 2/24. There 
is a CERT Incident Note discussing network.vbs and the general 
need to secure unprotected Windows networking shares.

  http://www.cert.org/incident_notes/IN-2000-02.html

You are welcome to use it as a reference with customers.

Kevin

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