Bombed - Trying to Recover - Need Advice
Second Mailbox received 70 ms mail bombs per day for the past two days.
It was used only for subscription to debian-user list and I was
apparently unsubscribed - i.e. nothing received from user list.
Took following actions:
Contacted ISP, had address of second mailbox cancelled and new
Subscribed to debian user list from new address.
Ran clamscan -r -i --remove from root directory. Clamscan removed
Exploit.IFrame.Gen from Mozilla mail Trash box and Worm.Gibe.F from
Mozilla Inbox. (Note: I never opened any attachments to the mail.)
Ran chkrootkit. Nothing found.
I never studied any of the postings regarding the ms mail bombs which I
now regret. I know there were a great many so now I don't know where
best to pick up the thread.
For the record my box is testing with a 2.4.20 kernel on a wireless
network behind a standard ipmasq firewall on a stable box with no
I would appreciate any advice or suggestions to insure no repetition of