Home Messages Index
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Author IndexDate IndexThread Index

Re: four million detections on 535,752 distinct machines

Hash: SHA1

____/ Rex Ballard on Monday 19 Oct 2009 21:41 : \____

> On Oct 19, 12:07 pm, nessuno <nessuno7...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> <Quote>
>> The detections are eight times the machine count because many
>> computers are infected with multiple threats.
>> </Quote>
>> http://blogs.technet.com/mmpc/archive/2009/10/15/microsoft-security-e...
> It could also be that there is an average of 8 actual machines for
> every "public" IP Address.
> At least in "windows world" where millions of PCs are connected via
> "dial-up", "cable-modems", and "cellular modems" connected directly to
> public IP addresses.
> Linux and Unix systems are more security oriented, and are more likely
> to be running behind a NAT router, and might even BE the NAT router
> for a number of other "hidden" PCs and workstations.

Statistically speaking, id Microsoft's sample is evenly distributed,
then the issue of routers hardly matters here.

- -- 
		~~ Best of wishes

We are MAPS dot Borg. Prepare to have you antispam work assimilated.
http://Schestowitz.com  |     GNU/Linux     |     PGP-Key: 0x74572E8E
Mem:   2075800k total,  1660792k used,   415008k free,    12460k buffers
      http://iuron.com - next generation of search paradigms
Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux)


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Author IndexDate IndexThread Index