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Re: Worm probes
I just got an e-mail with Subject: Central Command News for 09/14/2001 (Virus Update Notification) It had readme.exe attached to it. Obviously one should not open this. Time to create a new .procmail rule. On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 11:23:30AM -0500, Tim Winders wrote: > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > I just received this update from Sophos. Perhaps this is the virus that > is spreading? -- snip -- > Description: > > W32/Nimda-A is an email-aware virus that spreads using an > attached filename of README.EXE. > > Sophos researchers are continuing to examine the virus and will > be posting a more detailed description of the virus on the > Sophos website once the analysis is complete. -- Jared Mauch | pgp key available via finger from [email protected] clue++; | http://puck.nether.net/~jared/ My statements are only mine.