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Re: Virus emails from nanog mail list
From: "Stephen J. Wilcox" <steve () telecomplete co uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2003 00:47:51 +0100 (BST)


On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, David Diaz wrote:


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.

not nanog nor sobig but i have recently been receiving emails with viruses to
some very obscure and old email addresses of mine, almost certainly harvested 
from some equally obscure old site i have

quite worrying, my impression was that someone was deliberately spamming viruses 
out.. 


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

Has anyone else noticed this recently?

Dave




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