May 27th, 2002

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Things we know but don't like reading about


In conclusion, we argue that a compact worm that begins with a list including all likely vulnerable addresses, and that has initial knowledge of some vulnerable sites with high-bandwidth links, appears able to infect almost all vulnerable servers on the Internet in less than thirty seconds.


http://www.icir.org/vern/papers/cdc-usenix-sec02/index.html

Gods.. Are ther blackhats offering toasters? That paper is a reminder of the advantage they hold over us...
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