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Re: Code Red growth stats

  • From: michael
  • Date: Wed Aug 01 16:56:04 2001


Over the course of the last 1.5 hours some hits from @home but most all
others are not US while before most were within the US.


On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Dave Stewart wrote:

> At 04:28 PM 8/1/2001, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:
> >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?
> I suspect we'll see it begin to pick up a little bit... it looks like
> Billybob is just starting to get home from work and fire up his whizbang
> Windows 2000 machine, which he put IIS on so he can share kewl warez and
> mp3z with his leet friends...
> I'm seeing more probes from Roadrunner and @Home hosts in the last little
> while.