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Re: MyDoom, Sorbig - Actions taken?

2004-02-04 22:06:13

How so Keith?

Can you elaborate what exactly they are not "adhering" to?

What if the attachment was uuencoded instead?

Hector Santos, Santronics Software, Inc.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Keith Moore" <moore(_at_)cs(_dot_)utk(_dot_)edu>
To: "Hector Santos" <winserver(_dot_)support(_at_)winserver(_dot_)com>
Cc: "Keith Moore" <moore(_at_)cs(_dot_)utk(_dot_)edu>; 
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 11:03 PM
Subject: Re: MyDoom, Sorbig - Actions taken?

It not just about the user.

no, it's the "mail reader" _software_ (the mail user agent) failing to 
adhere to the MIME spec that allows these viruses to propagate so well.