[LINK] Rampaging bugbear
Sat, 05 Oct 2002 09:16:45 +1000
> > Microsoft released a patch for the security hole that both bugbear and
> > klez exploit back in May 2001. Current versions of IE do not have this
> > security hole.
>Which goes back to what I said in an earlier post; most (principally
>domestic) users do not bother upgrade their systems until such time as
>they replace them.
Earlier posts? I think this statement pops up every time a virus arises.
>Haven't you noticed the rise in virus emails between Fri evening and Sun
>evening. It doesn't take rocket science to work it out; most virii are on
>domestic machines, not corprate machines.
I had 600+ Bugbear attachments in my virtual domain box yesterday. Most
came from domestic users. I have copies of peoples medical documents,
Optus invoices, Telstra correspondence (and boy is that stuff hot!), legal
letters between disputed parties, plots and plans between people involved
in family law cases, child protection report notices, and the list goes on
and on and on.
Of course I've been deleting the virus, but the info is a good read!
Strangely enough most of it came into an address
email@example.com which of course doesn't exist. (And now points
to a non-existent address so it rejects totally.)
>Do not give the proles PCs :)
I'd say "Oh for the love of God" but I'll refrain and say "But what about
this months sales!"
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