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RE: Code Red growth stats

  • From: Joe Blanchard
  • Date: Wed Aug 01 16:46:03 2001

Title: RE: Code Red growth stats

Not sure. I do know that I have been informing the EDUs that seem to have multiple nodes infected and actually am getting a response from them that they are being fixed.

Don't know.


    From:   Stephen J. Wilcox[SMTP:[email protected]]
    Sent:   Wednesday, August 01, 2001 1:28 PM
    To:     Steven M. Bellovin
    Cc:     k claffy; [email protected]
    Subject:        Re: Code Red growth stats

    On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

    > I ran a little script on the totals reported by,
    > calculating the ratio between successive samples.  (The latest graph I
    > could find, as of 1615 EDT, ended at 1400 EDT.)  There was a period of
    > steady exponential growth in there, but it seems to be tailing off. 
    > That's consistent with another report posted here.

    Does anyone have any theories as to why its tailing, are the thousands of
    vulnerable machines being patched all of a sudden? If not then why is
    traffic decreasing so fast when the worm just keeps searching?