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Re: Virus emails from nanog mail list

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Tue Aug 19 19:52:38 2003

On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, David Diaz wrote:

> 
> Spam may be off topic but in this case relevant.  Has anyone else 
> noticed bounced emails that appear to have origionated from their 
> nanog email boxes and contain viruses?
> 
> Obviously some bot has gone threw the nanog list and is now forging 
> headers such that they appear to come from those addresses, and they 
> are attaching viruses.

not nanog nor sobig but i have recently been receiving emails with viruses to
some very obscure and old email addresses of mine, almost certainly harvested 
from some equally obscure old site i have

quite worrying, my impression was that someone was deliberately spamming viruses 
out.. 

> 
> The IP address (which may or may not be accurate) appears to be 
> [195.157.87.253].
> 
> Has anyone else noticed this recently?
> 
> Dave
> 
> 





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