Speed could kill for internet worms

Friday, 16 February 2007, 12:21 AM EST

Computer security researchers are developing ways of protecting PCs from malicious programs known as worms by monitoring how fast data is sent through networks.

The scientists at Penn State University in the United States said that they have devised new anti-worm technology that can identify and contain worms milliseconds after an attack by analysing data packetsí rate or frequency of connections, and their diversity of connections to other networks.

At the Times Online.

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