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Re: Can anybody explain this Klez Variant?
From: it_hjw () juno com
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2003 07:21:21 -0600
Spam is so frustrating. grrrrrrrrr. I always report it--It doesn't
stop it from coming, but if I can be an annoyance to them (like they are
to me) then I'll keep doing it. :)
My ISP just sent me this to report complaints regarding other domains.
It may help (or may not).
On Thu, 06 Feb 2003 00:04:50 +0000 "Drexcia ====" <drexcia () hotmail com>
A friend of mine received this message supposedly from me in his
account. Names/Email addresses have been changed but you'll get the
From : my_name <my_name () excite com au>
To : myfriend () hotmail com
Subject : A good tool
Date : Mon, 6 Jan 2003 02:36:46 -0600
Received: from out009.verizon.net ([18.104.22.168]) by
mc1-f5.law16.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(5.0.2195.5600); Mon,
2003 00:36:47 -0800
Received: from Idxgvfqiv ([22.214.171.124]) by out009.verizon.net
vM.5.01.05.20 201-253-122-126-120-20021101) with SMTP id
<20030106083621.IPQL7162.out009.verizon.net () Idxgvfqiv> for
<myfriend () hotmail com>; Mon, 6 Jan 2003 02:36:21 -0600
Message-Id: <20030106083621.IPQL7162.out009.verizon.net () Idxgvfqiv>
Return-Path: my_name () verizon net
X-OriginalArrivalTime: 06 Jan 2003 08:36:47.0071 (UTC)
This is a special good tool
I wish you would like it.
I know this looks like a typical Klez message but there are a few
that have me stumped.
1) The "my_name" email address is an old excite account which hasn't
used in over 2 years and has been disabled. The "myfriend" address
in my address book at this excite account.
2) The return path is "my_name"@verizon.net
3) The source IP has been traced back to a prepaid account with an
Australian ISP which doesn't require any personal information to
Obviously my email address has been spoofed and they've used a
server to send it. Also included was a 112K Attachment called
I'm unable to access, presumably Hotmail has stripped it.
Anybody able to help me out with this one? I'm really just wondering
anybody has seen this before or if this is specifically targeted at
Many thanks guys..
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