Re: I am not in India II

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Jul 18 2003 - 19:14:50 EDT

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    At 00:44 +0200 2003-07-19, Adam Twardoch wrote:
    >From: "Michael Everson" <>
    >> >
    >This merely means that somebody has a virus who had both Michael and Roozbeh
    >in his/her address book.
    >People who believe that e-mails with a particular name in the From field
    >must come from that very person can be called, ehem, naiive.

    That's an interesting way of writing the diaeresis on naïve, Adam. :-)

    >This particular virus sends itself around, identifying the sender as one of
    >various addresses from the infected person's address book. In addition, the
    >virus swaps the usernames and domains around, so addresses such as
    > are created.
    >So, basically, it means that the virus probably comes from a person who:
    >1. Is in Singapore.
    >2. Has following entries in the address book: everson@...,,
    >roozbeh@... and
    >3. Uses Microsoft Windows.
    >Anybody ring a bell?

    James Seng?

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