[Dshield] Re: Port blocking last resort in fight against virus

David Vincent david.vincent at mightyoaks.com
Tue Aug 12 23:05:53 GMT 2003


> Yeah. I hate to admit it, but there is a lot gained from this 
> worm. The 
> of the worm will secure a lot of systems from other exploits 
> of the same 
> vulnerability which can be used for much worse. 

which makes me think someone released this worm to help the internet patch
itself.  the human immune system gets stronger after fighting off viruses
and bacteria, the internet is no different.

-d




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