Flood of infected emails

John Mills johnmills at speakeasy.net
Tue Aug 19 08:46:47 PDT 2003

Charles, all -

On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, Charles Howse wrote:

> Has anyone besides me been receiving a flood of infected emails?
> All the emails have the same subject lines:
> Thank you!
> RE: That movie
> RE: RE: My Details
> RE: RE: My Details
> RE: Details
> RE: Wicked Screensaver
> RE: Approved
> RE: Your application
> But are from different users.
> I am also getting Mail Delivery Warnings from different postmasters
> concerning "my" messages being undeliverable due to full mailboxes.
> I am also getting msgs from servers warning me that "my" msg contained a
> virus.

I am so far only getting the notices that I may have sent infected mail, 
and my follow-up attempts have all been blocked.

I think my address is being used for parts of a flood of virus or spam 
mail. It seems plausible the harvesting was done from 'freebsd-questions'.

 John Mills
 john.m.mills at alum.mit.edu

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