At 13:14 22/09/2003 +1200, Ewen McNeill wrote:
<001501c380a4$fe004bd0$fd00a8c0@morpheus>, "Matthew G Brown"
Is anyone seeing large influx of Iworm.Swen &
Exploit.IFrame.FileDownloadMessage over the last few days. Im getting
over 200 a day, All for some reason addressed to me , very few to any
The discussion in ASR suggests that it's mainly grabbing addresses to
use from Usenet archives/news servers. So people who have posted
frequently are getting considerably more than those who haven't. I'm
blocking perhaps 100/day at present (due to their included Microsoft
Ah.... that explains why I'm getting it addressed to my usenet email
aliases, not my normal email addresses.
And I havn't even posted to usenet for at least 2 months :(
Some people in ASR were getting many dozens per _hour_
(I think one
person was seeing hundreds per hour), so I'm grateful that this one
doesn't seem to have hit me as hard as SoBig.F was (I was seeing
thousands of copies of SoBig.F per day).
I think I got about 100 over the weekend...