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Re: Weirdness

From:Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 1, 2001, 22:19
> Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 01:41:10 -0400 > From: Roger Mills <romilly@...> > > Is anyone else being besieged by messages (approx. every 5 min.) from > "chong" at ""? I assume _my_ is Myanmar?? This started > last Sat. orSunday, 7/27-28.
MY is actually Malaysia; Myanmar is MM.
> The subject line varies from one Indonesian word to another, some unfamiliar > to me. Because of this I suspect my name was found on the Austronesian > List, but there have been no notices there.
As others have already said: It's most likely the SirCam virus. (Which Sally warned us about a week or so ago). The subject line is the name of the attached file (supposedly --- I haven't seen one myself).
> My ISP is quarantining the messages, on the grounds that they contain a > virus. Occasionally one slips thru, with a file attached, which needless to > say I don't open.
That is the correct response. Lars Mathiesen (U of Copenhagen CS Dep) <thorinn@...> (Humour NOT marked)