This is the mail archive of the gcc@gcc.gnu.org mailing list for the GCC project.


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: Observation on the recent junk mail flood


Paul Koning <pkoning@equallogic.com> writes:

> It looks like the problem is that some e-terrorist has sent forged
> "subscribe" messages to the various lists.  And those messages have
> been accepted because the listserver requires a reply to its "do you
> really want to subscribe" message but does NOT require any particular
> content. 

It's not an e-terrorist, it's an Outlook virus randomly picking from:
and to: addresses from its address book.

I do not think any bogus subscriptions actually succeeded.

zw


Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]