Darknets provide globally scoped analysis

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Darknets provide globally scoped analysis

The internet has come under a sustained and significant threat from network malware, especially since the emergence of the global Windows network worm in 2001 with Code Red and Nimda. Prior to this, most network worms were on a small, localised scale.

Since then, network malware has become a global web threat. For instance, in September 2001, the Nimda worm disrupted global BGP routing tables for hours at major internet peering points, and in January 2002 the SQL Slammer worm caused significant outages and slowdowns. DDoS attacks directed at ...

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