Re: Aw: Re: [stella] OT: Virus at stellalist ? - VIRUS ALERT

Subject: Re: Aw: Re: [stella] OT: Virus at stellalist ? - VIRUS ALERT
From: Erik Mooney <erik@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 11:53:11 -0400
7/25/2001 11:29:33 AM, cybergoth@xxxxxxxx wrote:

>NJ Bloodline wrote:
>> I have been saving all my Stella list messages in a folder and this is the
>> first post I've seen from you.
>No wonder. Since this was the first post seen from you too, 
>the virus couldn't send itself to you before :-)
>As far as I learned, the virus sends itself to people listed in the
>inbox of the used mail tool of the infected machine.

Actually, that's not quite true, this virus is a bit more clever. It grabs
addresses by looking at files in the cache directory of Internet Explorer,
which means it spreads very randomly and untraceably; much more so
than just by looking at the Outlook address book.  See here for full info.

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