Subject Re: [firebird-support] ATTACK TO MY SYSTEM
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:10 AM 23/09/2003 +0200, you wrote:

>I have an important attack in my system!
>I received many mails from many nets! with virus attachment.
>I don't have virus in my unix system. But people send mails with my mail
>address. Please see mail's header. It's not from my system ip.
>I close now my system to more of 700 nets!! and continuous receiving
>mails now :(:(:(
>See attachment to see nets closed from my system.
>Please help. I don't send any virus !

We believe you. <g>
The way these worms work, they steal the email addresses from Address Books
and html files on infected Windows systems and then use those addresses to
make it seem that they were sent from them. If you want to read the gory
details of this SWEN worm, go to and click on Latest Threats.

It's a wicked, wicked world...we all no more long, totally
off-topic inclusions in list mail, if you don't mind. It doesn't help anyone.