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Re: tech support being flooded due to IE 0day

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Fri Sep 22 00:41:35 2006

> > Does it impact the network operation?
> > Eg, does it adversely affect the network? (say, like Beagle did.)
> 	I was thinking sql-slammer, massive flood causing signifcant
> amount of network infrastructure to go down.  (people on low speed links
> with large blocks of address space were DoS'ed off the network).
> 	I don't think of drive-by browser/desktop infection as a networking
> issue, more of an end-host issue.
> 	- Jared

	so, how many netops folks use or are forced to use IE
	in the mgmt of their particular sector of an IP network?
	netops being deaf/blind; "... the MRTG/Cricket graphs are 
	not visable...  does that mean nothing is happening?..."
	might be considered operationaly significant.  Or not..