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Re: Virus emails from nanog mail list
From: "Kevin Oberman" <oberman () es net>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 09:49:22 -0700


Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 12:42:49 -0400
From: David Diaz <techlist () smoton net>
Sender: owner-nanog () merit edu


Spam may be off topic but in this case relevant.  Has anyone else 
noticed bounced emails that appear to have origionated from their 
nanog email boxes and contain viruses?

Obviously some bot has gone threw the nanog list and is now forging 
headers such that they appear to come from those addresses, and they 
are attaching viruses.

The IP address (which may or may not be accurate) appears to be 
[195.157.87.253].

Has anyone else noticed this recently?

On many lists. The latest and most annoying version of Sobig worm has
hit the nets and I have gotten at least 50 copies already today.
-- 
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
E-mail: oberman () es net                       Phone: +1 510 486-8634


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