[unisog] phishing attack against email credentials at auckland.ac.nz

Russell Fulton r.fulton at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Jun 7 07:25:29 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 00:38 -0400, Russell Kaiser wrote:

> Looking at Symantec's website, I see a W32/Mytob.DJ that now matches
> the emails people are seeing and also mentions the 209.67 addresses
> people are seeing:
> http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.mytob.dj@mm.html

yes, we got updates from Symantec about 2 hours after the event.
> Note that the virus description also mentions an IRC controller
> (irc.blackcarder.net port 7000).

We had machines trying to connect to two different IRC servers, from my
snort logs: ns32200.ovh.net Possible sdbot floodnet detected  attempting to IRC	29 serv-2-5-163.lycos-vds.com Possible sdbot floodnet detected attempting to IRC 55

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