[Dshield] MSN update e-mail
josh at raintreeinc.com
Wed Aug 20 16:01:26 GMT 2003
I had a bunch yesterday as well on a hotmail account, but none today. Since
they were sent to a hotmail account, I figured it wasn't malicious, but was
a bug in something with MS, and didn't have time to dig into the headers.
Too bad they're deleted now...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at dshield.org
> [mailto:list-bounces at dshield.org] On Behalf Of Paul Marsh
> Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 8:37 AM
> To: 'Dshield (E-mail)
> Subject: [Dshield] MSN update e-mail
> Sorry if this an old topic but a few of my users have been
> receiving allot of these e-mail at their home e-mail.
> Nothing is attached to it, the links look good and they are
> all from .NET Messenger Service Staff"
> <dot_net_msgr_svc at msgr.hotmail.com. I've got one user who
> received 15 of them yesterday. Unfortunately I'm unable to
> get the headers for the users.
> Thanx, Paul
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