[unisog] MyParty

Gary Flynn flynngn at jmu.edu
Mon Jan 28 21:44:33 GMT 2002


Anderson Johnston wrote:
> 
> We are getting slammed with the My Party worm.

Hi Andy,

We're blocking 50 or 60 messages an hour.

> This afternoon we started seeing a much nastier version which appears to
> be taking message excerpts from existing mail folders (subject and all),
> infecting them, and then sending them out to addresses in the infected
> system's address book.

Can you give us details...re:

subject
attachment name
uuencoded or MIME

thanks,

-- 
Gary Flynn
Security Engineer - Technical Services
James Madison University

Please R.U.N.S.A.F.E.
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