Open Source Viruses: Worms, Bots and Buzzwords
So, we've had several bots utilize the ms06 040 vulnerability quite quickly. We also have a "worm" now utilizing it to exploit users.
Now, what exactly is the difference? How is a worm defined?
If we are to leave terminology aside for a moment, and agree that bots, and most worms, are in fact trojan horses with propagation capability, then the argument is moot. SecuriTeam Blogs » Open Source Viruses: Worms, Bots and Buzzwords
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