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Volume 123 , Number 34

The Daily Confusion

Blaster Worm, Sobig Hit MIT Computers

One worm, known as the Blaster, exploits a vulnerability revealed by Microsoft in mid-July. It is designed to infect other machines on the network, install a backdoor on the host computer, and periodically attack a Microsoft Web site. There are several variants of the worm.


MIT Coop To Accept TechCASH This Year

The MIT Coop located in the Stratton Student Center began accepting the MIT Card for payment yesterday and the Kendall Square location will begin to accept the card today.


Vest Starts New Year at Convocation

President Charles M. Vest welcomed the class of 2007 to the MIT community at the President’s Welcome Convocation held in Kresge Auditorium yesterday.




WORLD AND NATION

45 Dead, 135 Injured as Pair Of Bombs Go Off in Bombay

Investigations Opened in Case Of Killing of Ex-Priest in Prison

Unidentified Victims of Sept. 11 Will Be Preserved in Memorial

Bush Campaign Uses Old Theme: ‘Compassionate Conservativism’

News Briefs

Weather: A Few Fronts

EDITORIAL

Will the Real Council Please Stand Up?

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