Virus alert

Drew Marshall drew at
Fri Mar 3 14:04:10 GMT 2006

On Fri, March 3, 2006 13:50, Stephen Swaney wrote:
> We're seeing a ton of these at many sites here in the US right now. Looks
> like they started overnight.
> ---------------------------
> The following e-mails were found to have: Bad Filename Detected
>     Sender: dax at
> IP Address:
>  Recipient: falesejo at
>    Subject:
>  MessageID: k23D3uTH027733
> Quarantine: /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/20060303/k23D3uTH027733
>     Report: MailScanner: No programs allowed (msg-22172-24.txt)
> ---------------------------
> The files all have names similar to msg-22172-24.txt
> file shows:
> # file msg-22172-24.txt
> msg-22172-24.txt: MIPSEL-BE MIPS-III ECOFF executable not stripped -
> version
> 0.0

Yes, I have seen one these too. Having one of those days I haven't had
time to look at it any further to investigate if the .txt file really is
any thing dodgy or just has an unfortunate string of characters.


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