Re: OT: watch out for email "PRINT Summary Report"
On Wednesday 19 September 2001 15:58, will trillich wrote:
> nasty auto-running email -- look out, those of you who read using
> microsoft email readers: i strongly recommend that if you get a
> message entitled "PRINT Summary Report" from SOMEONE YOU DO NOT
> KNOW, delete it instead of viewing it.
> i just received an email, subject line
> what that HTML does is AUTOMATICALLY 'execute' the other
> attachment (if you're on windo~1) which, if it's an audio clip,
> is no big deal: but attachment #2 is an EXE file, which might
> generate cute noises, or erase your hard drive, or collect your
> personal info and send it screaming through the internet...
> so if you're feeling lucky, display the message (which
> automatically runs the "README.EXE" attachment). if you're
> smart, get an email system that doesn't automatically execute
> its attachments. :)
It's W32.nimda, started annoying Sep 18 9:00 approx. It works on
exploits in IIS and IE. Take care !!
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