Increase in traffic to/from DSL subs since August?

Mike Tancsa mike at
Thu Nov 20 21:43:57 UTC 2003

At 04:28 PM 20/11/2003, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

>At the IETF Plenary, Bernard Aboba showed a graph of spam, with a
>marked uptick since SoBig.F in August.  My guess is worm-deposited spam
>relays, though Joel's guess of Nachi or Welchia can't be ruled out,
>either, without flow data.

I would say all of the above, plus the normal "back from summer holidays, 
weather is getting worse, lets go on-line instead" phenomena, and "there is 
now more to do online including cool higher bandwidth net content" all add 
to higher usage.  But I would certainly say worm traffic is a big one.


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