[ic] Mydoom-A Virus
peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Wed Feb 11 21:15:31 EST 2004
> Sam Batschelet wrote:
>> <peter wrote>
>> Subject: [ic] Mydoom-A Virus
>> There seems to be a lot of copis of the Mydoom-A virus coming through
>> this list. I thought this list was supposed to be filtering out viruses
>> and spam?
>> These Virus's are spoofed with the email address of the list and did not
>> originate from it.
> Actually, these ones are coming through the list server (not originating
> from it, but they are coming through it) according to the recieved
> headers. Mydoom-A knows how to spoof the from address and the HELO line
> to the email server, but it cannot spoof the ip address in the recieved
> Received: from icdevgroup.org (icdevgroup.org [126.96.36.199])
> by defender.enslaved.com (8.11.6/8.11.6) with ESMTP id i1C1XhT26875
> for <pj at abductor.com>; Wed, 11 Feb 2004 17:33:43 -0800
> $ dig -x 188.8.131.52
> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
> 184.108.40.206.in-addr.arpa. 28000 IN PTR icdevgroup.org.
Actually, I take it back. What is coming through the list are the
bounce messages from email servers that the virus is getting sent to.
Some of these bounce messages *still contain the virus* so it would be
nice if they got filtered out. Also, shouldn't the list be able to
intercept bounce messages in general? They tend to be irritating and
clutter up the list.
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