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Re: Hard data on network impact of the "Code Red" worm?

  • From: Larry Sheldon
  • Date: Mon Jul 30 23:44:09 2001

> On Mon, 30 July 2001, k claffy wrote:
> > so, 1 aug midnite GMT (tomorrow 17:00 in california),
> > codered goes back into 'spread' mode.
> > within a few hours, we'll have 100,000-300,000
> > globally infected machines again.

NTBUGTRAQ is carrying informatiion that says that is not right.

They say that currently extant copies of the thing will sleep forever,
or until the host is re-booted--at which time the thing ceases to exist.

The hazard tomorrow is the introduction of new copies of the thing.

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