Jupitermedia Target of the Sobig.F Worm

(New York, NY – August 20, 2003) – Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that it was a target of the latest variant of the disruptive Sobig worm, the Sobig.F. The Sobig.F worm contains a forged e-mail header listing admin@internet.com as the sender. Jupitermedia Corporation, publisher of the internet.com Network, is not the sender or source of this worm, but rather is a victim like many other companies and individuals. Jupitermedia has contacted law enforcement and is working closely with them and others in the private sector to try to put a stop to this worm. Anyone with information regarding the source of this worm can contact security@jupitermedia.com or the U.S. Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force at 718-840-1220.

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM), (www.jupitermedia.com) headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information, research and media resources for information technology, Internet industry and graphics professionals. Jupitermedia includes the internet.com, EarthWeb.com and ArtToday.com Networks which include over 165 Web sites and 175 e-mail newsletters that generate nearly 230 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes Jupiter Research, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 11 vertical markets. In addition, Jupiter Events produces offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics, including Computer Digital Expo, America’s 21st Century Enterprise IT Conference & Expo (www.cdxpo.com).

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