We have surveyed various types of malware in class, ranging from harmless/annoying to profoundly destructive. Read the accompanying PDF paper on the Slammer Worm from IEEE Security and Privacy (link is right next to this assignment link). Write a brief analysis of the worm, specifically addressing: 1. The attack mechanism 2. How it takes advantage of exploits (i.e. buffer overflow) 3. How it spreads to other systems 4. How it was eventually stopped from spreading.

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