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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Have you heard about Warhol worms [berkeley.edu]? A craftily written piece of malware could wreak some serious havoc in about 15 minutes. 2 hours? That's a blessing; you have enough time to notice the attack and formulate a response. (presuming you have some good heuristics in your mail filters. :-)
    • Yes, we heard of warhol worms. It's all good business for us though, because if one of those breaks out, we'll still stop it heuristically (we offer a 100% anti-virus guarantee, with good reason).

      I think many sysadmins out there will think differently about 2 hours being a blessing :-) Remember it's not 2 hours to propogate, it's 2 hours to reach critical mass, which means that it's already infected enough computers to reach critical mass. Oh, and this one deletes antivirus software too, which is kinda fu