Hard data on network impact of the "Code Red" worm?

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Mon Jul 30 17:36:38 UTC 2001

On Mon, 30 Jul 2001 12:22:18 CDT, Larry Sheldon <lsheldon at creighton.edu>  said:

> Alos, is it possible that the critter got through firewalls and "did harm",
> but could not get back out again?  I don't know of any cases like that.

Of course you don't know of those cases - they didn't get back out.  Of
course, all it takes is one site that says "OK, Fred needs to surf the
web for JUST A MOMENT" for it to escape again.

And I'm sure there's more than one site out there that doesn't realize
they've got a problem inside their firewall...

				Valdis Kletnieks
				Operating Systems Analyst
				Virginia Tech

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