From Scott Clair:
My dsl service has been up and down for 5 days with no resolution from Qwest (my provider).
AT least 200 systems in Japan, including police computers, may have been infected by the Code Red II Internet worm, a press report said. The National Police Agency (NPA) has ordered regional police headquarters across Japan to contact computer administrators and investigate any damage from a possible spread of the worm, Kyodo News said.
Anonymizer Inc., a provider of Internet-privacy software and services, announced the release of a new plug-in tool for Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer (IE) browsers on Tuesday which lets users surf the Web anonymously.
Some federal judges are protesting the monitoring of their computers by Washington managers concerned about personal Internet use. The judges of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco claim the practice is illegal. They are pressing to get it stopped, and the Supreme Court chief justice and other judges will consider the request next month.
To keep the spread of the Code Red worms from slowing down its cable Internet network, AT&T Corp. T.N is blocking access to Web servers that residential customers are running, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. "We are trying to protect our greater user population as a whole," said AT&T spokeswoman Sarah Eder. The company provides cable Internet access to 1.35 million residential customers, she said.