Virtual computer army takes on the botnets

日期:2019-03-08 06:06:16 作者:仲蠢 阅读:

MORE than 1 million virtual computers are set to provide insight into how networks of infected computers called botnets wreak havoc on the internet, as the Conficker worm did recently. Ron Minnich and Don Rudish of Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California, crammed 250 independent linux “kernels” – the core system of a computer – onto each of 4400 networked Thunderbird machines, creating a total of over 1.1 million individual virtual computers. While this network cannot mimic the internet’s estimated 600 million computers,