RE: anti-net

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Sat Oct 13 2001 - 09:34:07 MDT

Spike Jones wrote,
> As I viewed downtown Manhattan from the air this week,
> I pondered the terrorist threat of an internet worm designed
> to crash the whole net, bringing down email, everything.

To be honest, it's a big mystery why this hasn't happened. So many
political and extremist groups have used worms to attack the net that such
events are conspicuously absent right now. The only theory that makes sense
to me is that such small fry fear being associated with the big terrorists
and they are all lying low right now.

Harvey Newstrom <>
Principal Security Consultant, Newstaff Inc. <>
Board of Directors, Extropy Institute <>
Cofounder, Pro-Act <>

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