Uninformed: Informative Information for the Uninformed

Vol 1» 2005.May


While I'm sitting here and writing this article, my firewall is getting hammered by lots and lots of packets that I never asked for. How come? In the last couple of years we saw the internet grow into a dangerous place for the uninitiated, with worms and viruses looming almost everywhere, often times infecting systems without user interaction. This article will focus on the subclass of malware commonly referred to as worms, and introduce some new ideas to the concept of worm networks.