Pulse: A Class of Super-Worms against Network Infrastructure

Artemios G. VOYIATZIS  Dimitrios N. SERPANOS  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E86-B   No.10   pp.2971-2974
Publication Date: 2003/10/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (IEICE/IEEE Joint Special Issue on Assurance Systems and Networks)
network security,  worms,  super-worms,  routing,  

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Conventional worms and super-worms focus on the infection of end-systems. They exploit network vulnerabilities and use the network resources only to route their processes appropriately. We describe a new class of super-worms which target to infect network resources and utilizes routing information to effectively partition the address space of Internet.