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From: hoho at tacomeat.net (Hoho)
Subject: AT&T early warning system

On Fri, 2003-10-17 at 22:44, jkm wrote:
> Quote 2:
> "AT&T saw anomalies in its network three to four weeks before that worm
> hit and was able to take certain precautions. "When the worm actually
> happened, AT&T's network did not take a hit,'' Eslambolchi said."


Doesn't it seem like they're trying to violate causality? If the worm
doesn't exist yet, then its associated traffic doesn't exist yet, hence
there's nothing to detect. Wonder what those 'anomalies' were. Seems no
more effective than just watching MS security patches and reading FD.
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