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From "DvDmanDT" <dvdma...@telia.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] [ADMIN] Delivery Status Notification (Failure)
Date Fri, 22 Aug 2003 17:23:45 GMT
If any mail headers includes telia.com, please notify me as I'm probably the
source then... I don't think I'm the only person using Telia, but I would
still suspect it's me...
// DvDmanDT
MSN: dvdmandt@hotmail.com
Mail: dvdmandt@telia.com
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Leif W" <warp-9.9@usa.net>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Cc: <xfree86@optusnet.com.au>; <postmaster@optusnet.com.au>
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 7:14 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] [ADMIN] Delivery Status Notification (Failure)


> This is most likely due to a virus ( SOBIG.F ) which is going around.  It
> forges messages by setting the "From" header to a random address found in
an
> infected computer's address book.  It's not the fault of the mail client,
> (except for being vulnerable to such viruses ^^).  I've been getting
> undeliverable messages since about Monday or Tuesday, from messages I
never
> sent.  I.e. some people on the list have my address in their address book
> and they got infected because they're not running a virus scanner.  So
> please people, get a virus scanner, any way you can, and update the virus
> definitions, and scan your entire system (all drives, inside archives,
> program files, everything) at least once a day (i.e. set it to run each
> night).
>
> Leif
>
> P.S. Since about Monday or Tuesday, all my posts to this list and others
> have been lagging or randomly not showing up.  I suspect my ISP's
(Charter)
> Communigate mail server is being swamped by mails from all the infected
> computers or maybe they changed some queue settings.  Anyways, sorry if
> responses to questions come in a day later.  ;-)
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Joshua Slive" <joshua@slive.ca>
> To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
> Cc: <xfree86@optusnet.com.au>; <postmaster@optusnet.com.au>
> Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 12:55 PM
> Subject: [users@httpd] [ADMIN] Delivery Status Notification (Failure)
>
>
> > I suspect everyone who recently posted to the list is receiving a flood
of
> > this garbage.  I have unsubscribed xfree86@optusnet.com.au from the
list,
> > but I don't think that will stop the flood, since it seems to be
bouncing
> > a backlog of old messages.
> >
> > This is another example of very crappy behaviour by a (Microsoft) mail
> > transfer agent.  It should be bouncing to the list admin address, not
the
> > sender.
> >
> > Joshua.
> >
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2003 02:07:56 +1000
> > From: postmaster@optusnet.com.au
> > To: joshua@slive.ca
> > Subject: Delivery Status Notification (Failure)
> >
> > This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.
> >
> > Delivery to the following recipients failed.
> >
> >        XFree86@optusnet.com.au
> >
> >
> >
> >
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