Date Added: Jun 2012
In this paper, the authors have discussed many traditional and new types of worms including c-worms also-worms stands for camouflaging worms because of its nature of self propagating and hiding nature. An active worm refers to a malicious software program that propagates itself on the Internet to infect other computers. The propagation of the worm is based on exploiting vulnerabilities of computers on the Internet. This paper also shows the working of various worms and their detection system. These detection techniques not only detect worms but also detect various malware attacks.