[Dshield] Polish Baloney
rick at jaray.net
Wed Oct 22 18:10:49 GMT 2003
The BugBear worm can spoof the From and Reply To fields in the emails it
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> [mailto:list-bounces at dshield.org] On Behalf Of snuffy smith
> Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 12:15 PM - FamHost
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> Subject: [Dshield] Polish Baloney
> What follows is an email I recieved that says that
> my computer is sending infected emails to everyone
> in my address book.
> First of all I don't have an address book. And
> second of all there is no email program installed
> on my machine.
> I use Opera 6.5 Browser, and web based email, that
> is, I go to emailaccount.coms' website to send and
> recieve email. If I click on a "send an email" link
> while surfing, I get the pop-up message "there is no
> email client configured on this machine, would you
> like to configure one now?" Of course I always say
> no and use Opera to extract the email addy from the
> link. When I installed win98se I purposley left out
> the address book in the config process. I purposley
> declined to install Outlaw Express mail prog.
> How could I possibly be sending Bugbear to every
> which way and yon??
> Can anybody spot any clues as to what this is all about
> by simply looking at the header??
> I suspect it is some kind of spam but it doesn't seem
> to be selling anything. Puzzled.
> If someone with my email addy in their address book is
> guilty, how can I find out who it is so I can tell them?
> Thanks in advance. Mel.
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