From: Judy Seigel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 10/07/02-06:25:57 PM Z
> > On Mon, 7 Oct 2002, Richard Knoppow wrote:
> See the description of the Bugbear worm at the site I
> posted. It spoofs e-mail. It will use parts of e-mail stored
I'm unable/unwilling to use browser right now, so I take your word for it.
> in the infected machine to disguise the actual source. Very
> nasty. It also installs a back door port allowing the
> infected machine making it vulnerable to attacks on its file
> system. The worm also allows a hostile machine to get at
> anything attached to a network its on. Only one machine on a
> network needs to be infected in order for the worm to
> propagate throughout the network.
I assume that working on Pine, as I do, if anyone is infected it's the
ISP. I don't download any e-mail to my machine, but thought a warning to
others was not amiss...
thanks for the info...
> Trend Microsystems (PC-cillin) and Norton anti-virus
> programs are effective in stopping this worm but you must
> have the latest virus pattern installed.
> Richard Knoppow
> Los Angeles, CA, USA
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