Network Zombies Attack

by Enterprise Networking Planet Staff

High profile attacks hosted on other systems.

Although most of the recent attacks on websites were directed at high profile names, other networks can host the systems responsible for the attacks. Author Darragh Delaney, in an article on PC World, cautions against zombies on the network by sharing two issues where zombie hosts were causing major problems for the people responsible for managing the networks.

"Our headlines are sometimes dominated with stories about networks and websites being attacked. We all need to be aware of this, but we also need to be aware that source of these attacks could be located on networks that we manage. My advice is to look at the traffic going to and from the internal interface of your firewall. This is the point on your network where you can see the actual source of potential problems on your network.”

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This article was originally published on Monday Jul 25th 2011