Thu Oct 3 15:37:15 CEST 2002
is that fun available on UNIX/SUN systems?
If so, then how to detect, or get rid of?
> To: erlang-questions@REDACTED
> Subject: Virus-looking mail
> From: Luke Gorrie <luke@REDACTED>
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> Date: 03 Oct 2002 15:17:46 +0200
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> G'day all,
> Thanks to everyone who pointed out that a virus is going around
> piggy-backed on an email that I wrote. I'm now _very_ well aware of
> the fact, so no need for more warnings :-)
> NB - the virus is interesting, I think it's "Bugbear". On the 'net,
> they say it works like this:
> Step 1: Disable any firewall or virus scanning software you have.
> Step 2: Find a random mail on your computer, attach some other random
> From: address to it, along with the virus itself, and send it
> to everyone it can find.
> Step 3: Start logging all keystrokes, and start a small daemon on a
> particular port to play them back to anyone who connects.
> Fun, huh?
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