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Re: European ISP enables IPv6 for all?
On Tue, 18 Dec 2007 12:14:52 +0100 Iljitsch van Beijnum <[email protected]> wrote: > I'd say that the huge address space makes life impossible for scanning > worms. Perhaps for random address scanning, but certainly not for scanning worms generally. In addition to the paper Steve Bellovin provided a link to, consider how many vulnerabilities are in the app compared to the stack and raw listeners these days. Miscreants know how to progamatically feed a list of search terms to the search engines and parse the results. There are a lot of vulnerable web apps out there and they are actively being scanned, tested and exploited. Plugging the words 'rfi' and 'scanner' into a search engine for further detail. John