OT -- Re: Being bombarded by e-mail trojans

From: Glen Goodwin <acme_at_ao.net>
Date: Fri Sep 19 12:25:00 2003

> From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
> To: Classic Computers Mailing List <cctalk_at_classiccmp.org>
> Subject: OT: Being bombarded by e-mail trojans
> Date: Thursday, September 18, 2003 6:59 PM
> I'm being totally bombarded by those damn trojan horse e-mails purporting
> to be from Microsoft security, each averaging 150K.
> Is anyone else experiencing this? I must've received over 150 today so
> far (starting this morning).

I'm getting a couple of dozen every day on our AOL account, as well as a
ton of "returned mail" notices regarding mail *I* never sent . . . either
it's an attempted attack or someone is spoofing our AOL address.
> Is there any quick filter I can add to sendmail to thwart their delivery?
> This is becoming highly annoying.
> --
> Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer

Don't know about that, but I just received a notice from CERT regarding a
buffer overflow bug in sendmail, so best beware . . .

Received on Fri Sep 19 2003 - 12:25:00 BST

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