Hybrid epidemics--a case study on computer worm conficker.

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Zhang, Changwang; Zhou, Shi; Chain, Benjamin M.;

Conficker is a computer worm that erupted on the Internet in 2008. It is unique in combining three different spreading strategies: local probing, neighbourhood probing, and global probing. We propose a mathematical model that combines three modes of spreading: local, ne... View more
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