Guess who's helping propagate Swen?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Max Quordlepleen, Sep 19, 2003.

  1. Snagged from another NG:

    Microsoft's news forums are allowing the [email protected] worm to be
    posted as
    an attachment in their newgroups - at least 1 day after this jewel has
    circulating and has been tagged by all the anti-virus folks.
    Max Quordlepleen, Sep 19, 2003
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    Boomer Guest

    Max Quordlepleen said:
    Why doesn't that surprise me?

    Boomer, Sep 19, 2003
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    why? Guest

    X-No-Archive: Yes
    Nice one, I finally got to see what all the fuss is about.

    why?, Sep 19, 2003
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    Ron Martell Guest

    I have yet to see any such item attached to any posting in any of the
    30+ microsoft.public newsgroups that I subscribe to.

    Ron Martell Duncan B.C. Canada
    Microsoft MVP
    On-Line Help Computer Service

    "The reason computer chips are so small is computers don't eat much."
    Ron Martell, Sep 21, 2003

  5. Thanks, Ron, it's nice to have authoritative refutation of the above. I
    should not have been so quick to repeat it.
    Max Quordlepleen, Sep 21, 2003
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    Plato Guest

    MS is actually quite conservative and reserved when it comes to
    moderating it's NGs.

    ie prohibiting posters, sending letters to posters isps, content, etc.

    ie they dont have the "heavy hand" you'd expect.
    Plato, Sep 21, 2003
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    why? Guest

    X-No-Archive: Yes
    I can see 40 now, on my ISPs binary post server. Some are duplicates due
    to x-posting. Very few in XP groups, most NT,2000 and scripting.

    From: "TUBADOGS" <ooxttmibeohes<snip>
    Subject: Try on these corrective package
    Mime-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="uwdyuudonoxizyrlh"
    Message-ID: <#>
    Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 13:10:21 -0700

    From: "engine<snip>
    Subject: Try on these corrective package
    Date: 20 Sep 2003 06:07:41 GMT
    Organization: Another Netscape Collabra Server User
    Lines: 283
    Message-ID: <bkgqrd$>

    From: "John Haines" <maitx<snip>
    Subject: Prove the internet package from MS Corp.
    Mime-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="usbzsywvrjdjape"
    Message-ID: <#>
    Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 16:50:58 -0700

    FROM: "Gloria Hunter" <rrbsvvw<snip>
    SUBJECT: Try these correction update
    Mime-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="nnqgagmtzbnvy"
    Lines: 315
    Message-ID: <3_0bb.535$>
    Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 18:27:11 GMT

    FROM: "test" <eaupuu-prla<snip>
    SUBJECT: FWD: See the internet pack that comes from Microsoft
    Mime-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="klwexzuxyuz"
    Message-ID: <>
    Date: 20 Sep 2003 16:13:25 -0400
    X-Original-Trace: 20 Sep 2003 16:13:25 -0400,
    Lines: 314
    why?, Sep 21, 2003
  8. Max Quordlepleen

    Ron Martell Guest


    Windows NT and Windows 2000 are versions of Windows that I do not
    support so I do not follow any of those newsgroups. Likewise

    Thanks for the specifics.

    Ron Martell Duncan B.C. Canada
    Microsoft MVP
    On-Line Help Computer Service

    "The reason computer chips are so small is computers don't eat much."
    Ron Martell, Sep 22, 2003
  9. Max Quordlepleen

    L Mehl Guest


    I thought it was Earthlink. THey are certainly doing nothing to stop it
    from getting into their customer's in-boxes.
    L Mehl, Sep 27, 2003
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