When worms build their own P2P networks?

by Schuyler Erle

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With the recent spate of fast-spreading worm attacks on the Internet, an evil idea of Brandon Wiley's has resurfaced: What if an Internet worm was designed to form an anonymous peer-to-peer network between its infected hosts? Cooperative behavior, like distributed host scanning, coordinated DDoS attacks, and live code updates designed to foil anti-virus protection, could be just the tip of the iceberg.