[funsec] Nematodes: The Making of 'Beneficial' Network Worms

Eduardo Tongson propolice at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 21:27:26 CDT 2005


> Some folks at Xerox PARC tried that in 1980, to disasterous results.
> See:
>
>         http://www.owled.com/essays/virus.html
>
> ...and:
>
>         http://news.com.com/Year+of+the+Worm/2009-1001_3-254061.html
>

In other news related to "Attack of the Rogue Nematodes"
<http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11330>
<http://www.securityfocus.com/news/10232>
Humans are still gonna program the worms so an intentional or unintentional
bug can be problem ya. This kind of wormy behavior can be disastrous indeed.

--ed



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