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Re: Bell Labs or Microsoft security?
From: "Steven M. Bellovin" <smb () research att com>
Date: Sun, 02 Feb 2003 17:28:58 -0500
In message <OFDEB694D1.26DC1EE2-ON80256CBE.0042DB9E-80256CBE.0042FC0C () radianz c
om>, Michael.Dillon () radianz com writes:
PS: Worm? Virus? Who wrote this up concisely first?
Shockwave Rider by John Brunner
No -- "When Harlie was One", by David Gerrold. It was published in
1972; "Shockwave Rider" was from 1975. (Source: catalog.loc.gov)
Gerrold, btw, called it a virus that spread via autodialers (well, this
was 1972). He also described a "vaccine" program.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me)
http://www.wilyhacker.com (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)
- Re: Bell Labs or Microsoft security? Steven M. Bellovin (Feb 02)