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Re: Viral Cure Could 'Immunise' The Internet

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Fri Dec 09 11:07:16 2005


On Fri, 9 Dec 2005 sgorman1@gmu.edu wrote:

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> Thought folks might find this interesting
>
> http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn8403
>
> Viral Cure Could 'Immunise' The Internet, New Scientist
>
> Excerpts: A cure for computer viruses that spreads in a viral fashion
> could immunise the internet, even against pests that travel at lightning
> speed, a mathematical study reveals.

I think they call this 'welchia'... I don't recall it doing all that many
'good' things, unless 'raising customer traffic rates' qualifies as
'good'.




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