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DOCUMENT: phage #116 [Re: ernie.berkeley.edu] (1 message, 580 bytes)
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From: johnsson@wsl.dec.com
To: phage
Date: Mon 14:34:49 07/11/1988 EST
Subject: Re: ernie.berkeley.edu
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I hadn't heard about that. Are there other names or addresses included?

While the worm didn't make much progress here due to a number of things
(including a lot of luck!) it was sighted on several machines (but not
nearly all) that wouldn't be on it's normal propagation path, i.e. not
gateways and not on the same subnet. These machines are not reachable
from the outside.

Morris was a summer intern here in '87 and it occured to me that he
might have included names or addresses he remembered as targets for
infesting hidden internal networks. Most of the machines in question
belong to the group he worked in.

Richard

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