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Re: Brace yourselves.. W32/Sobig-F about to mutate...
From: "Stephen J. Wilcox" <steve () telecomplete co uk>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 19:14:36 +0100 (BST)
On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu wrote:
A quick heads up, if anybody hasn't heard:
At 1900GMT today, ET phones home, and picks up the next payload of
instructions. Nobody knows (yet) what they'll be, but SoBig-E erased itself,
put in a password grabber, and then installed a mail proxy for spammer use.
"On this moment, the worm starts to connect to machines found from an encrypted
list hidden in the virus body. The list contains the address of 20 computers
located in USA, Canada and South Korea."
erm so why dont we just block (preferably bgp null route) these sites?