From: Karljürgen Feuerherm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jul 19 2003 - 09:14:33 EDT
As it happens, the same virus hit me again from another source yesterday.
The odd thing was that when I first got it, it was *not* attached to a bogus
message, but to a legitimate message from this list. Must attach itself in
> At 00:44 +0200 2003-07-19, Adam Twardoch wrote:
> >From: "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>
> >> >firstname.lastname@example.org
> >This merely means that somebody has a virus who had both Michael and
> >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
> >various addresses from the infected person's address book. In addition,
> >virus swaps the usernames and domains around, so addresses such as
> >email@example.com 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 ...@mail2.gpmnet.com.
> >3. Uses Microsoft Windows.
> >Anybody ring a bell?
> James Seng?
> Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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