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Re: [suse-security] FSCKING VIRII
  • From: Ray Leach <raymondl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2004 13:19:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <1078226347.14710.48.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Why not just stop using M$ Outbreak and Exchange? Outbreak is the only
client that is propagating these virii ...

On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 11:50, Bob Vickers wrote:
> Arjen,
>
> Sadly I don't think that would achieve anything. Typically infected
> computers only send out their payload once, so the security team would be
> wasting their valuable time shutting a stable door when the horse was well
> and truly bolted. And then they would have to spend more time dealing with
> the inevitable request to reopen it (even if they refuse the request it
> still takes time).
>
> Bob
>
> On Tue, 2 Mar 2004, Arjen Runsink wrote:
>
> > Hi.
> >
> > Can't you block the IP's that send the virii?
> >
> > BB, Arjen
> >
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> Bob Vickers R.Vickers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Dept of Computer Science, Royal Holloway, University of London
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