SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ — McAfee, a division of Network Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETA), today announced that it is providing online vulnerability assessment for the recently discovered Code Red worm. Corporate users are advised to use the CyberCop Worm-Scan tool on the McAfee ASaP Web site located at http://www.mcafeeasap.com.
The Code Red worm directs hundreds-of-thousands of Web servers to the IP address 126.96.36.199, which redirects to the White House Web site. The worm does not affect PC desktop or Windows NT file servers.
By using McAfee’s CyberCop Worm-Scan, corporate users can determine if the server is vulnerable, and if so direct users to the Microsoft website to download the patch. In addition to applying the patch, rebooting the server is also required to remove the worm from memory. Without the patch, the machine will simply become re-infected using the same vulnerability.
More information for this vulnerability can be found online at http://www.nai.com , http://www.mcafeeb2b.com and http://www.pgp.com.
McAfee is a division of Network Associates, Inc. that protects e-businesses from security breaches and virus attacks. McAfee has aggressively focused on the burgeoning mobile and wireless marketplace, developing the VirusScan Wireless family of products. McAfee is also actively addressing the service provider market through McAfee ASaP, which offers Internet security and virus protection. All McAfee products are backed by the world’s leading anti-virus research organization, McAfee AVERT (Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team), the team which first identified Melissa, Bubbleboy and Phage, the first wireless virus. For more information, McAfee can be reached at 800-338-8754 and on the Internet at http://www.mcafeeb2b.com or http://www.mcafeeasap.com .
With headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Network Associates, Inc. is a leading supplier of security and availability solutions for e-businesses. Network Associates is comprised of four product groups: McAfee, delivering world class anti-virus products; PGP Security, providing firewall, intrusion detection and encryption products; Sniffer Technologies, a leader in network and application management; and Magic Solutions, providing web-based service desk solutions. For more information, Network Associates can be reached at 972-308-9960 or on the Internet at http://www.nai.com .
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