text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation
Discoveries
design element
Discoveries
Search Discoveries
About Discoveries
Discoveries by Research Area
Arctic & Antarctic
Astronomy & Space
Biology
Chemistry & Materials
Computing
Earth & Environment
Education
Engineering
Mathematics
Nanoscience
People & Society
Physics
 

Email this pagePrint this page
All Images

Discovery
Network Telescope Offers Global View of Internet's Dark Side

Back to article | Note about images

World map showing the spread of the Code Red worm in 2001

View Video
On July 19, 2001, more than 359,000 computers were infected with the Code-Red worm in less than 14 hours. To help get a feel for the global impact, Jeff Brown, animated the geographic spread of the worm in five minute intervals between midnight July 19 and midnight July 20, based on analysis of UCSD Network Telescope data by David Moore. Infected hosts were mapped to latitude and longitude values using Ixia's IxMapping. The size of each circle relates to the infected hosts mapped to the center of the circle. The analysis and animations are on the CAIDA Web site.

Credit: Jeff Brown, UCSD/CSE; David Moore, CAIDA at SDSC. 2001 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

 



Email this pagePrint this page
Back to Top of page