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Re: Viral Cure Could 'Immunise' The Internet

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Fri Dec 09 13:09:31 2005

On Fri, 9 Dec 2005 [email protected] wrote:
> Keep in mind the study was done by physicists, who while brilliant,
> cannot be bothered with operational realities that prevent their
> equations from being elegant.
> Still an interesting hypothesis on how to leverage network structure to
> fight infections - this assumes you buy into the whole Internet is
> "scale free" argument to begin with.

And you buy the argument that computer viruses are dumb.  Malware is not
naturally occuring and is not random.

Crime on the Internet is becoming more lumpy.