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 Security Reports:

07/26/04 00:00: MyDoom.H - Raised Alert status for Internet Community


For the UR community:

Symantec has raised their alert status to orange (3), which indicates that an event is currently underway. ISS has also raised their Internet Threat Level to Blue (2), which indicates increased vigilance. Both of these are due to the latest variant of MyDoom that is spreading through the Internet. More information on the worm can be found at This worm should not affect systems whose pattern files are up to date as of this afternoon. It should be noted that SANS's alert is still at green, which is their lowest level. - Symantec's Threat Management Service - ISS's AlertCon Page - SANS's Internet Storm Center

All Season Advice:

  1. Always keep your system up-to-date with patches. The various software makers usually keep a web-site up for their customers to update software. Microsoft's main site is at
  2. Make sure your anti-virus protection is up-to-date. If you are using the University provided TrendMicro AV software, you should already be protected.
If you have any questions, you can call the ITS Center @ 52000 or email