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Inside the Slammer Worm
July-August 2003 (vol. 1 no. 4)
pp. 33-39
David Moore, Cooperative Association Internet Data Analysis and University of California, San Diego
Vern Paxson, International Computer Science Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Stefan Savage, University of California, San Diego
Colleen Shannon, Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis
Stuart Staniford, Silicon Defense
Nicholas Weaver, Silicon Defense and University of California, Berkeley

The Slammer worm, also sometimes known as Sapphire, was the fastest worm in history, achieving a peak scanning rate of 55 million scans per second. This time, this new worm breed had internal programming flaws and a benign payload, but what about next time?

Index Terms:
Slammer, Sapphire, worm, infect, attack
Citation:
David Moore, Vern Paxson, Stefan Savage, Colleen Shannon, Stuart Staniford, Nicholas Weaver, "Inside the Slammer Worm," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 33-39, July-Aug. 2003, doi:10.1109/MSECP.2003.1219056
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