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A study of mass-mailing worms
Proceedings of the 2004 ACM workshop on Rapid malcode - WORM '04
Mass-mailing worms have made a significant impact on the Internet. These worms consume valuable network resources and can also be used as a vehicle for DDoS attacks. In this paper, we analyze network traffic traces collected from a college campus and present an in-depth study on the effects of two mass-mailing worms, SoBig and MyDoom, on outgoing traffic. Rather than proposing a defense strategy, we focus on studying the fundamental behavior and characteristics of these worms. This analysisdoi:10.1145/1029618.1029620 dblp:conf/worm/WongBMW04 fatcat:zqtal6tzovcfrjosw2tzafkfsy