How to handle bad news

Thursday, 28 April 2005, 12:15 PM EST

You’ve installed a new system - say, a new ectopic frizzilator for the gandromorphic exilitory network. You’ve configured it according to specifications and have opened it for full access by your users.

Two days after the system opens for business, a couple of users show up at your office with some bad news: they have discovered that anyone can launch a denial-of-service attack on the frizzilators simply by pinging them. So how do you respond?

By M. E. Kabay at NWF.

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