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Thu, 30 Nov 2000 19:36:23 -0500
On Fri, Dec 01, 2000 at 01:12:13AM +0100, Frank Heckenbach wrote:
> Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 06:17:53PM +0100, G Hasse wrote:
> > > On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Richard Elliott wrote:
> > >
> > > > I don't know if you are aware of this, but some individual posing as
> > > > Bob Little tried to send me a supposed update. Well, in his email was
> > > > an attachment called Navidad.exe, which is a Virus according to
> > > > Mcaffee.
> > presumably if there is a real "Bob Little", he'll be along to send a
> > proper patch (there was none).
> The subjects and texts the spammer used were apparently copied from
> mails by Paul Lew (25 Oct 2000 19:37:43) and H. Nanosecond (28 Oct
I did happen to notice that (I was pruning my back email tonight,
as part of switching to a new patch).
So I didn't save the fake bug reports.
> 2000 19:15:33). (Quite a clever idea to inject a virus -- anyway,
> far more clever than assuming you were using a Virows OS...)
Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>
- Virus, Richard Elliott, 2000/11/30