timothy from the malice-on-the-loose dept.
Gary W. Longsine writes "Bruce Schneier has posted an interesting entry on
expected attack trends to his blog. Of particular interest is the increasing sophistication of automated worm-based attacks. He cites the developing
worm -- once inside a network it scans for several vulnerabilities and reports its findings via IRC.
Trend Micro also has information on a scanning-capable version of this worm, which they call: WORM_SPYBOT.ID"
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one,
an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
- Edmund Burke