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Re: Email virus protection

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Thu Aug 21 03:13:23 2003

On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 17:49:07 PDT, chuck goolsbee <>  said:

> majority. My nanog list mail account got joejobbed by the 
> "Netscalibur" user, both as sender and receiver (supposedly from 
> Valdis Kletnieks, and somebody at NetSol.) and I've never seen what 
> an Outlook mail client looks like. =)

Erm.. wasn't me.. though so far I've had 1,787 of the suckers show up in my
personal mailbox.  Fortunately, they were defanged by our Mirapoints, so they
were only 2K rather than 80K each ;)

Meanwhile, I've had 52 "You sent us a virus" bounces.  I'm pretty sure this
Linux laptop didn't do it. ;)

My favorite so far?  Had to be the site whos spamfilter said this:

Original headers follow
Received: from localhost [] by secure.*****.com
	with SpamAssassin (2.60-cvs 1.195-2003-06-30-exp);
	Wed, 20 Aug 2003 10:36:51 -0600
From: <>
To: <ntp@*****.com>
Subject: XXXSPAMXXX Re: Wicked screensaver
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2003 9:54:21 --0700
X-Spam-Level: *****
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="----------=_3F43A3A3.11294FF5"

Yep.. point the gun *straight* up, pull the trigger, wait, and then wonder what
that little thing coming straight at you is... ;)

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