Minimal Slammer impact, thanks to quick ISPs' response


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  • Tuesday, 28 Jan 2003

PETALING JAYA: Quick action and preventive measures by local Internet service providers (ISPs) and corporate computer users have limited the impact of the Slammer SQL computer virus, which caused a huge traffic jam on the Internet on Saturday. 

News of the virus’ crippling effects on the Internet had quickly spread over the weekend, and some observers expressed their fears that worse was awaiting those who went back to work yesterday. 

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