new nasty email virus trick to bypass scanners

Steven M. Bellovin smb at
Thu Dec 4 03:05:10 UTC 2003

In message < at>, Mike Tancsa writes:
>OK, here is a nasty virus trick.  The message gets sent in a password 
>protected zip file.  The text of the messages says here are my pics and 
>enter in the passwd xxxx to view the archive.
Is this in the wild yet?  Any other details worth looking for?  
Symantec's AV site apparently has nothing on it.

		--Steve Bellovin,

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