[unisog] New virus worm [gibberish mail with attached gif]??
brennan at columbia.edu
Thu Mar 23 15:16:54 GMT 2006
--On Thursday, March 23, 2006 9:46 -0500 Reg Quinton
<reggers at ist.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> The mail is multipart mime, seems to have been generated by Microsoft
> Outlook Express, with a forged Received header (for the same network),
> forged From: (off site address), random gibberish Subject and content
> using real English words (in both plain text and html) and an attached
> .gif with various names.
It sounds like a spam bot network. The gif is probably a picture of
text advertising a stock scam. Take a look.
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