A worm with a white hat

Here's an intruiging concept: a self-spreading worm (called the "cheese worm" - News.com) that finds servers that have been infected by the "1i0n worm" (using the backdoor hole it creates), and patches the machine, closing the back door behind it! A novel approach to security. I wonder if we'll start seeing more of these worm wars...


This article was published on May 16, 2001 6:26 PM.

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