The Zotob worm shut down Windows 2000 operating systems around the country today, including the computers at CNN, ABC, and the New York Times.
Take a look at this article from Outside The Beltway Blog. Here is an excerpt.
A computer worm shut down computer systems running Windows 2000 software across the
David Perry of Trend Micro said that the attack seems to have been triggered by a new worm, called worm--rbot.ebq. He said the symptoms -- computers repeatedly shutting down and rebooting -- was consistent with that virus. Johannes Ullrich, director of the Sans Institute, a network security firm in