RE: SMS virus

  • From: "Andrea Coppini" <andreacoppini@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2002 16:52:39 +0100

What sort of SMS is that?  You seem to be talking about e-mails here..

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> From: it [mailto:it@xxxxxx] 
> Sent: 26 October 2002 2:26 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] SMS virus
> Dear All
> A couple of my users recently have been "hit" by an SMS 
> virus. It comes in the form of 700 or so 1kb e-mails or 
> larger e-mails full of text. It's designed to crash mobile 
> phones but can be annoying for your users with pages to trawl 
> through and delete to say the least.
> The ones I've seen come from various sources but the subject 
> line is either hacker xx, or the more obscure, hacher xx. The 
> mails with text are full of xxxhacker or xxxhacher.
> All I can find on this is on German sites (and lots of them) 
> but alas my German is sad. Has anyone any experience with 
> this? I've updated my spam subject and body filters with 
> hacher and I'd recommend you do the same (with hacker too in 
> the subject if you don't already have it!). 
> Just thought I'd let you know. Probably going to see a lot 
> more of this sort of thing in the future.... Cheers George
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