Microsoft blames hackers, not vulnerability, for web attack
The Web attack that was stopped dead in its tracks on Friday when a Russian Web site was taken offline remained under investigation Monday by a host of security firms still puzzled over the method used to infect a number of Microsoft Internet (news - web sites) Information Services servers.
But the evidence now is leading them to accept Microsoft's explanation that the IIS 5.0 servers were hacked manually and that the server software doesn't have an unknown vulnerability.
By Gregg Keizer at TechWeb News
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