From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jul 18 2003 - 19:14:50 EDT
At 00:44 +0200 2003-07-19, Adam Twardoch wrote:
>From: "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>
>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
>firstname.lastname@example.org 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@..., ...@yahoo.co.in,
>roozbeh@... and ...@mail2.gpmnet.com.
>3. Uses Microsoft Windows.
>Anybody ring a bell?
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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