John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Thu Aug 2 19:23:16 PDT 2001

On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Floyd Pierce wrote:

> We just had a Kak worm trigger Norton on one of our employee's
> systems. I don't know if it was really still active or not. Has
> anyone seen this and did the filter fail to defang the scripting?

In all the instances I've ever seen it's been successfully defanged.
It's vaguely possible that it was in a bas64-encoded body part.

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