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Re: router worms and International Infrastructure

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Tue Sep 20 09:45:29 2005


On Mon, 19 Sep 2005, Scott Weeks wrote:

>
> ----- Original Message Follows -----
> From: "Christopher L. Morrow" <christopher.morrow@mci.com>
> Subject: Re: router worms and International Infrastructure
> Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 02:41:44 +0000 (GMT)
> > On Tue, 20 Sep 2005, Gadi Evron wrote:
>
> > I can, but my name isn't randy bush :) Actually what I was
> > thinking was: ISP's business depends upon their (and
> > others actually) network working properly, for them large
> > scale 'internet killer' outages are not a good thing. They
>
>
> Subnetwork specific worms?  I only want to take down as1,
> as2 and as3, for example, rather than a large-scale
> 'internet killer' outage.

Sure, worms that take out enterprises or 'local networks' are alive and
well (slammer toasted hundreds of customer networks) Each ISP should (and
many do) plan for this sort of event and should be planning how to avoid
it as well.




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