[Dshield] mass mailing worm
mwoodson at bacxs.com
Tue Oct 2 06:35:12 GMT 2001
At 10:05 AM 10/1/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>While knocking on wood, I'll say that I have not been infected by any of
>these email viruses. If you DO get infected, does the 'Automatically send
>messages' option have an effect on any of these email worms? If you have
>the option turned off, I would expect to see either a huge number of
>emails, or a single email to a large number of people, that I did not
>compose sitting in my outbox. This is assuming that they've not got a
>'send/receive email' action programmed into the script.
I might point out that some of the worms do not send the mail through your
mailer, but rather use their own built in SMTP program.
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