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RE: in case nobody else noticed it, there was a mail worm released today
This lovely little worm will start beating on the door at www.sco.com come Feb 1/04. Interesting huh?
At 09:01 PM 26/01/2004 -0500, Wojtek Zlobicki wrote:
The worm is being talked about on news.com and all the major virus vendors already have advisories on their websites. The worm in my case masqueraded as a Mailer Daemon bounce. Source email address appeared to be valid and matching a domain of a website I visited recently (but have not for a long time). Anyone know the worm generates the sending domain. -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Paul Vixie Sent: Monday, January 26, 2004 8:52 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: in case nobody else noticed it, there was a mail worm released today my copies (500 or so, before i filtered) are in a ~7MB gzip'd mailbox file called http://sa.vix.com/~vixie/mailworm.mbox.gz (plz don't fetch that unless you need it for comparison or analysis). there's a high degree of splay in the smtp/tcp peer address, and the sender is prepared to try backup MX's if the primary rejects it, though it appears to try the MX's in priority order.