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

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Tue Jul 31 13:20:55 UTC 2001

On Tue, 31 Jul 2001 Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:

> On Tue, 31 Jul 2001 08:40:48 +0200, Hank Nussbacher said:
> > In this case, IMO, the hype was warranted.  If not for the 2 code errors in 
> > Code Red, this worm, using 300K zombies at 50Mb/sec each would have hit the 
> > Internet with about 15Tb/sec of aggregate traffic.  The next time, we all 
> > won't be so lucky.
> Umm.. Urp.
> You think all those 300K zombies have 100baseT?
> I don';t think any of the 48 victims at our site had it.

The only two here that I know of where on 56k dialups...with about
26.4kbps worth of outbound each.

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