[unisog] This seems a spyware. Is this?

Joseph Brennan brennan at columbia.edu
Fri Apr 13 15:43:58 GMT 2007


It sounds like this:

<http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9016420&source=NLT_BNA&nlid=1>

<http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2007-041219-5638-99&tabid=2>

Checking the sender host in Spamhaus stops about 80% of it.  Checking for
an .exe file inside the .zip attachment probably stops all of it.  And
Symantec antivirus apparently gets it.

Joseph Brennan
Lead Email Systems Engineer
Columbia University Information Technology





--On Friday, April 13, 2007 8:47 +0900 takashi yamanoue 
<yamanoue at cc.kagoshima-u.ac.jp> wrote:

> Hi.
>   I'm takashi from Japan.
>   I've received the following mail today.
>   It seems a malicious mail with a spyware.
>   Does anyone know something about this mail?
>   The mail has an attached file, bugfix-48566.zip (38 KB),
>   and the following text was an image.
>
>   Regards,
>
> Takashi Yamanoue, Dr.
> Computing and Communications Center, Kagoshima University
> yamanoue at cc,kagoshima-u.ac.jp
> http://yama-linux.cc.kagoshima-u.ac.jp/~yamanoue
> +81-99-285-7187
> -------------------------
> Dear Customer,
>
> Our robot has detected an abnormal activity from your IP Address on
> sending e-mails. Probably it is connected with the Last epidemic of a
> worm which does not have offical patches At the moment.
> We recommend you to install this patch to remove worm files And stop email
> sending, otherwise your account will be Blocked.
> We had archived the patch becouse the worm can modify Anpacked exe files.
> You should open the archive file, enter The password and run the patch
> immediately.
>
> Password: van43
>
> Customer Support Center Robot.
>
>
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