Author(s): Jing Zhang, Zakir Durumeric, Michael Bailey, Mingyan Liu and Manish Karir

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Date: 22 Feb 2014

Document Type: Briefing Papers

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Associated Event: NDSS Symposium 2014


We systematically explore the widely held, anecdotal belief that mismanaged networks are responsible for a wide range of security incidents. Utilizing Internet-scale measurements and global feeds of malicious activities, we show a statistically significant correlation between mismanaged networks and networks that are responsible for malicious behavior on the Internet.