new nasty email virus trick to bypass scanners

Damian Gerow damian at
Thu Dec 4 03:20:53 UTC 2003

On Wed, 3 Dec 2003, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> Is this in the wild yet?  Any other details worth looking for?  
> Symantec's AV site apparently has nothing on it.

I would say so - I got it in my inbox earlier this afternoon, and I
traditionally get about three viruses a month.

The virus itself is *exactly* like Mmimail.M, as reported by Symantec.
Except that was definitely password protected.

  - Damian

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