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Nyxem Spread by Country

Countries affected by the Nyxem (or Blackworm or Kama Sutra or MyWife or CME 24) Virus in January and early February 2006.

Support for this work was provided by Cisco Systems, NSF, DHS, and CAIDA members.

Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis University of California at San Diego San Diego Supercomputer Center Cisco Systems National Science Foundation U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Nyxem Analysis In-depth look at the graphs of the Americas Chart with minimum and maximum estimates of Nyxem infections per country


Each graph shows the number of IP addresses, number of probes sent to the web counter, and number of /24 subnets containing an infected computer in that country. Countries with very few infections such that timeseries graphs are not useful and informative have been omitted.

Country Spread per Duration                       Country Spread per Duration
Afghanistan, Islamic State of 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Kuwait 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Albania 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Laos 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Netherlands Antilles 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Lebanon 5 Minutes 1 Hour
United Arab Emirates 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Libya 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Argentina 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Sri Lanka 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Australia 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Lithuania 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Austria 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Luxembourg 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Azerbaidjan 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Latvia 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Belgium 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Morocco 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Benin 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Monaco 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Burkina Faso 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Maldives 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Bangladesh 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Mexico 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Bulgaria 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Macedonia 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Bahrain 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Malta 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Bahamas 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Myanmar 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Bosnia-Herzegovina 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Mauritius 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Belarus 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Malaysia 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Bolivia 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Nigeria 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Brazil 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Nicaragua 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Brunei Darussalam 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Netherlands 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Canada 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Norway 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Switzerland 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Nepal 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Chile 5 Minutes 1 Hour   New Zealand 5 Minutes 1 Hour
China 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Oman 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Pakistan 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Cameroon 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Panama 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Colombia 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Peru 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Costa Rica 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Philippines 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Cyprus 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Papua New Guinea 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Czech Republic 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Poland 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Germany 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Puerto Rico 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Denmark 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Portugal 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Algeria 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Paraguay 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Ecuador 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Palestinian Authority 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Egypt 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Qatar 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Spain 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Romania 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Estonia 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Russian Federation 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Finland 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Saudi Arabia 5 Minutes 1 Hour
France 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Sudan 5 Minutes 1 Hour
United Kingdom 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Senegal 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Ghana 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Singapore 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Gibraltar 5 Minutes 1 Hour   El Salvador 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Greece 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Slovak Republic 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Guatemala 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Slovenia 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Guam [US] 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Sweden 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Hong Kong 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Seychelles 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Honduras 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Syria 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Croatia 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Thailand 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Haiti 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Trinidad and Tobago 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Hungary 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Tunisia 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Indonesia 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Turkey 5 Minutes 1 Hour
India 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Taiwan 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Ireland 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Tanzania 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Iran 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Uganda 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Iraq 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Ukraine 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Israel 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Uruguay 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Italy 5 Minutes 1 Hour   United States 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Jordan 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Venezuela 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Japan 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Vietnam 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Kazakhstan 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Yemen 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Kenya 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Yugoslavia 5 Minutes 1 Hour
Cambodia, Kingdom of 5 Minutes 1 Hour   South Africa 5 Minutes 1 Hour
South Korea 5 Minutes 1 Hour   Zimbabwe 5 Minutes 1 Hour


About the Authors:

David Moore is the Technical Director of CAIDA and Ph.D. Candidate in the UCSD Computer Science Department. Colleen Shannon is a Senior Security Researcher at the Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). David and Colleen also run the UCSD Network Telescope. The Network Telescope and associated security efforts are a joint project of the UCSD Computer Science and Engineering Department and the Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis.

This work was sponsored by:

Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis University of California at San Diego San Diego Supercomputer Center Cisco Systems National Science Foundation U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Grants from Cisco Systems, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and CAIDA members.

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