Australia's computer systems are at risk of being completely wiped out by a serious flaw in the internet and networking infrastructure, warns a US watchdog, and authorities have yet to develop an action plan.
The NSW Government and about 100 Australian telecommunication companies - including Telstra, Optus, Microsoft, Cisco Systems and Nokia - are working around the clock to tackle the problem, say experts.
The United States computer network watchdog, the Computer Emergency Response Team, has issued its biggest warning ever - a 17-page document - that computer systems worldwide could be shutdown, rebooted, erased and used to attack other systems.
Minge is right, it's not gonna shut down the internet and it's not gonna blow up your computers. It effect SNMP and not that many people use it. Some companies have been effected but the fixes are already in place....
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