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Wednesday, 27 October 2004, 11:56 AM EST

Network attacks are increasing " and at an alarming pace, according to IBM's Global Security Intelligence Services. A report released this week found there were 997 Internet attacks in September directed at networks that the company monitors, representing a 27 percent increase over confirmed Internet attacks in July and August. The most prevalent attacks came from several worms, such as Sasser and Korgo, seeking to exploit a vulnerability located within LSASS, a security component of the Microsoft Windows operating system.

By Server Pipeline at Internet Week.

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