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Hard data on network impact of the "Code Red" worm?
As several government agencies gear up today to get additional funding, what hard data about the impact of the code read worm on the Internet exists? CAIDA posted some data about the speed of infection. But I was looking at overall Internet performance during the time period. The worm tended to revisit the same systems over, and over again, so I would agree those people may have been severely affected. But 350,000 hosts isn't that big of a number any more. The Morris Internet Worm infected an estimated 10% of the internet hosts of the day. What do you think had more world-wide impact on the Internet? 1. The train accident in Baltimore 2. The "code red" worm