Windows use in medical spaces (Re: vintage computers in active use)

Cameron Kaiser spectre at
Fri May 27 19:45:05 CDT 2016

> During my consultant slut days, I was tasked with building the ODBC backend
> for a campus resource management system and the vendor specified SQL Server,
> so that's what I did. After I hung up my hat on that job, Code Red blew

s/Code Red/Nimda/

They got hit by Code Red, too, but I wasn't around at the time. :)

> through and knocked off all the Windows servers on the administrative
> network ... except that one. They did a forensic analysis and discovered
> the reason "my" box didn't fall victim was I had written a very restrictive
> set of file-sharing permissions instead of accepting the Windows default.
> The worm couldn't get in.
> It never occurred to the other admins to do that.

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