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Re: Clueless anti-virus products/vendors (was Re: Sober)
SMB> Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2005 23:04:52 -0500 SMB> From: Steven M. Bellovin SMB> A-V companies are in the business of analyzing viruses. They should SMB> *know* how a particular virus behaves. The cynical would say they _do_ know, and "accidental" backscatter is a way to advertise their products. ;-) Eddy -- Everquick Internet - http://www.everquick.net/ A division of Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. - http://www.brotsman.com/ Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building Phone: +1 785 865 5885 Lawrence and [inter]national Phone: +1 316 794 8922 Wichita ________________________________________________________________________ DO NOT send mail to the following addresses: [email protected] -*- [email protected] -*- [email protected] Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked. Ditto for broken OOO autoresponders and foolish AV software backscatter.