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Re: SPAM and Virus emails to NANOG

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Fri Mar 19 15:59:47 2004

In message <200403191419.AA483787046@xwb.com>, "Gregory Taylor" writes:
>
>Can somebody explain to me why I keep getting e-mails with no content that are
> setting off my virus scanners via NANOG list?
>
Probably because there's a worm that's sending the messages -- messages 
that purport to be from legitimate NANOG posters.  Let me guess -- the 
body of these messages starts <OB JECT STYLE='display:none"...>  (I've 
added a blank because the existence of the exact string does trigger 
some filters.)

		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb






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