[pcductape] Re: Message problem

  • From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2004 20:47:49 -0700

Actually Pam,
The best protection for these newer virus is to get the latest Microsoft
updates. I suppose it never hurts to update your antivirus stuff too. :O)

The trend I'm seeing lately is Microsoft's updates are protecting computers from
all these new things.

Bob Noble
www.sonic.net/bnoble
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pam" <ltf01@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, April 17, 2004 8:42 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Message problem


> Hi Scott,
> My AV just told informed me that this email was infected with Netsky.P. I
> wasn't even in my email program when it came in and oddly enough there is no
> visible attachment with it.
> Very odd.
> After the one I got yesterday that was also a Netsky variant that tried its
> best to download itself to my machine but I wouldn't let it, and now this
> ..... anyone who isn't protected or up to date with their anti-virus
> protection would be wise to do so.
>
> Pam
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Scott McNay
> >Sent: Saturday, April 17, 2004 10:33 PM
> >To: Bob Noble
> >Subject: [pcductape] Re: Message problem
> >
> >
> >
> >Hi Bob,
> >
> >Saturday, April 17, 2004, 1:27:44 PM, you wrote:
> >
> >BN> Those people aren't in your address book, but you are in
> >there's. The message is
> >BN> sent from their computer with your email address, so any
> >rejects come back to
> >BN> you.
> >
> >Actually, it's more like your (Jupiter Matt's, in this case) email
> >address and the email address of the supposed sender are both in
> >certain files on the computer of a third party, and that third party
> >is the one actually sending out the emails. You can identify the third
> >party from the IP address in the Received: header of the emails. If
> >the email system doing the complaining bothered to quote the header of
> >the email that it's complaining about, you can see for yourself.
> >
> >Here's an example email, below. As you can see in the Received line
> >(which is quoted within the complaint), the IP address is 82.37.145.26
> >(a cable user of blueyonder.co.uk). I've been getting lots of virus
> >spams from that IP address, because the sender and I are on the same
> >mailing list (I determine that due to the "From:
> >127452875.20031015070839@xxxxxxxx" address, which is actually a
> >Message-Id:, not an email addres, and that message-Id: appears only in
> >that mailing list). Unfortunately, the sender seems to be a lurker,
> >since the IP address does not appear in any legitimate email that I
> >have on my system.
> >
> >--Scott.
> >
> >**************************
> >
> >Hi. This is the qmail-send program at free.fr.
> >I'm afraid I wasn't able to deliver your message to the following
> >addresses.
> >This is a permanent error; I've given up. Sorry it didn't work out.
> >
> ><anthonycrumcg@xxxxxxxxx>:
> >Sorry, no mailbox here by that name. (#5.1.1)
> >
> >--- Below this line is a copy of the message.
> >
>
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