We're literally in a meeting going over our plans, keeping track of things, when we got word on Tuesday that CNN was reporting they had been hit. At the time, we knew a high-profile target was reporting they had been hit and they didn't know what it was. Their computers were shutting down and restarting,
A lot of things have changed since Slammer, ... Customers are more aware of the need to move into a maintenance mindset. Customers using Windows 2003 Server SP1 Service Pack 1 weren't impacted by the vulnerability because of changes we made. This is best example of learning how to make product more resilient to attack and have it be secure by default.