[Samba] WARNING. You tried to send a potential virus or unauthorised code

Andrew Gaffney agaffney at skylineaero.com
Tue Jan 27 16:45:09 GMT 2004

Joe Cipale wrote:
> "TIZIE, Francois" wrote:
>>I guess this email is sent to any subscriber.
>>As far as I am concerned, I have never sent anything, because until today I did not have any time to send responses or requests for help, etc.
>>Please do consider the content of your email which can sometimes be ambiguous.
>>François T.
>>SAP Internal IT Support
>>T   +33 1 55 30 23 57 (internal 2357)
>>M   +33 6 03 53 03 95 (internal 62357)
>>F   +33 1 55 30 20 33
>>mailto:francois.tizie at sap.com
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: samba-bounces+francois.tizie=sap.com at lists.samba.org [mailto:samba-bounces+francois.tizie=sap.com at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of alert at notification.star.net.uk
>>Sent: mardi 27 janvier 2004 12:40
>>To: samba at samba.org
>>Subject: [Samba] WARNING. You tried to send a potential virus or unauthorised code
>>The Star Internet anti-virus service, powered by MessageLabs,
>>discovered a possible virus or unauthorised code (such as a joke
>>program or trojan) in an email sent by you.
> My guess is that someone in the group is using a winblows machine (i.e.
> Outhouse Express) mail client. They have now become infected. The virus
> is accessing the address book and sending out spew-o-grams on a routine
> basis.
> If you look at the McAfee website, this virus that is making the rounds
> has the potential to create a 'backdoor' for hackers.

Yeah, but this is one of those viruses that could be *good* to get. Note the part about 
the DOS attack on sco.com....


Andrew Gaffney
System Administrator
Skyline Aeronautics, LLC.
776 North Bell Avenue
Chesterfield, MO 63005

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