In Frayed Networks, Common Threads

An interesting essay linking railroad gauges, the Great Blackout of 2003, Sobig and MSBlast.

NY Times: In Frayed Networks, Common Threads. Taken together, the blackout and the worm underscore a far-reaching challenge in managing modern technological societies: the difficulty of reaping the benefits of networks – railroad networks, airline networks, telephone networks, power networks and computer networks, among others – while minimizing their vulnerabilities. [Tomalak’s Realm]

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