[brlug-general] Seeing new DDOS SCO worm on my mail server; how bout you?
ray at ops.selu.edu
Wed Jan 28 09:23:22 CST 2004
On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Shannon Roddy wrote:
> On Jan 28, 2004, at 7:33 AM, will hill wrote:
> > That spoofing is interesting. Being a good Zealot, I imagine you
> > don't have any M$ systems up and running. That would make it
> > impossible for you to really be sending those mails. Can you pinpoint
> > the origin of the spoofed mail? I wonder where the program got your
> > address and why. Are other people on this list being spoofed like
> > that?
> Doesn't matter if I have any windows systems running. The virus spoofs
> the sender's address. So, if you are in someone's address book,
> chances are "you" are sending out copies of the virus.
And when the recipients server bounces the message, the real "you" gets
the bounce. I can stop the virii, but it's harder to stop the bounces.
Luckily bayes is starting learn them so some end up in my spam box.
Ray DeJean http://www.r-a-y.org
Systems Engineer Southeastern Louisiana University
IBM Certified Specialist AIX Administration, AIX Support
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