Windows WINS Attacks In The Wild

2009-08-19T14:44:56
ID THREATPOST:65B7931A3E49BA24F11CA0CB09743AEA
Type threatpost
Reporter Ryan Naraine
Modified 2013-04-17T16:38:50

Description

The “critical” WINS vulnerability that Microsoft issued a patch for last week is now being exploited actively in the wild, according to the SANS Institute [sans.org].

The Internet Storm Center (ISC), which is operated by SANS, is receiving preliminary reports that hackers are targeting Microsoft’s WINS service on Windows NT, 2000 and 2003 servers. Read the full story [networkworld.com]