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RE: Sobig.f surprise attack today
From: "Vachon, Scott" <Scott.Vachon () paymentech com>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 14:42:22 -0400


OK... Maybe I'm smoking crack here, but, if they have the list of 20 
machines,wouldn't it make more sense to replace them with honey-pots that download
code to remove SOBIG instead of just disabling them?

Only if we make assumptions that what they state is 100% fact and the whole truth of the matter. They know of 20 but, 
who is to say a variant in the wild doesn't know of 20 more ? Or 100 more ? Too late anyway. My other list 
subscriptions show it active now ...

~S~

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