WEWORM: AN ETHICAL WORM GENERATION TOOLKIT

Mark Wallis, Frans A. Henskens

Abstract

One of the largest threats to network security in Internet-connected corporate networks is attack via worms. Worms infiltrate the network and compromise security, consuming processor cycles and network bandwidth that would otherwise be available for corporate use. This research analyses a particular strain of network worm called the “Ethical worm”, which is targeted towards beneficial means rather than malicious. Also presented is a design for an Ethical worm generation toolkit (named WEWorm) that will aid System administrators in the cleanup of an infected network.

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in Harvard Style

Wallis M. and A. Henskens F. (2007). WEWORM: AN ETHICAL WORM GENERATION TOOLKIT . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-77-1, pages 55-63. DOI: 10.5220/0001275500550063


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist07,
author={Mark Wallis and Frans A. Henskens},
title={WEWORM: AN ETHICAL WORM GENERATION TOOLKIT},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={55-63},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001275500550063},
isbn={978-972-8865-77-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
TI - WEWORM: AN ETHICAL WORM GENERATION TOOLKIT
SN - 978-972-8865-77-1
AU - Wallis M.
AU - A. Henskens F.
PY - 2007
SP - 55
EP - 63
DO - 10.5220/0001275500550063