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RE: Sober.I worm is here
From: "Bowes, Ronald (EST)" <RBowes () gov mb ca>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2004 14:39:13 -0600

How does it infect somebody if it's using a .txt file?

Ron Bowes
Information Protection Centre
Government Of Manitoba
204-945-1594

-----Original Message-----
From: Danny [mailto:nocmonkey () gmail com] 
Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 11:07 AM
To: KF_lists
Cc: etomcat () freemail hu; full-disclosure () lists netsys com
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Sober.I worm is here

On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 11:22:31 -0500, KF_lists <kf_lists () secnetops com> wrote:
can you define "medium sized epidemic"?
Any new features / functionality?

Not too much, except for the fact that it also arrives with the
following attachment extenstions: .doc, .txt, and .word

Which are not typically blocked by layer 7 aware firewalls. Whereas,
the biggies .scr, .pif, .exe, .com, .bat, etc., are usually blocked.

...D

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