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Re: Benign Worms
From: Michael Holstein <michael.holstein () csuohio edu>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 12:59:50 -0400
Well, obviously it's been done. You mentioned two examples. Both of them
caused significant network disruption in and of themselves.
1. Do people do that? Or at least, have you considered it?
None. Not even on my own network and not even if I'd coded it to stay
within our /16. Too many things could go wrong.
2. If yes, under what conditions would you do that?
Any worm/virus, regardless of intent, is still illegal -- and I don't
think I can get a DSL line in jail.
3. If not, what prevents you from doing that?
Michael Holstein CISSP GCIA
Cleveland State University
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