Movie

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Mon Jun 30 07:50:20 BST 2003


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On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 07:32:57AM +0100, MAWDSLEY, Adrian wrote:
> Was the movie actually a virus. As the work Protection System has pegged =
it
> as one?

W32.Sobig.E at mm if you like Symantec's nomenclature.

    http://www.sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.sobig.e@mm.html

It's going around at the moment.  Plus it has the nasty habit of
setting the envelope sender address to a random name from the address
book on the infected machine, so there's been quite a few "you sent a
virus" type notifications going to many of the FreeBSD lists.

	Cheers,

	Matthew

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