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From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 15:50:28 -0500

On Fri, 12 Nov 2004 17:25:23 GMT, Andrew Smith said:
Interesting, i haven't noticed any. I guess gmail is picking them up?

Well, of *course* Google is picking them up - there's valuable data in them. :)

Data mining at its best - Google can look at the forged From: and To:
headers used by viruses that scrape them from local files, and from that
build frequency tables of which addresses are "well known", and thus on many
hard drives.

Of course, once it's done all that, it then just tosses the message, because
it's more efficient and doesn't clog their terabytes of disk farm... :)

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