CNN network hit by Rinbot worm

Friday, 2 March 2007, 2:47 PM EST

Turner Broadcasting System, which owns CNN, has been hit by a worm that could have been detected if the company had updated its antivirus software.

According to Symantec's website, the Rinbot worm opens a back door in affected networks and connects to an IRC server, allowing an attacker to send commands to the server.

At vnunet.

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