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Issue No. 04 - July-August (2003 vol. 1)
ISSN: 1540-7993
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
ABSTRACT
<p>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?</p>
INDEX TERMS
Slammer, Sapphire, worm, infect, attack
CITATION

N. Weaver, S. Savage, C. Shannon, D. Moore, V. Paxson and S. Staniford, "Inside the Slammer Worm," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 1, no. , pp. 33-39, 2003.
doi:10.1109/MSECP.2003.1219056
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