[Esd-l] Weird thing about the Swen worm

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Sun Sep 21 06:15:07 PDT 2003

On Sat, 20 Sep 2003, Brett Glass wrote:

> OK, guys, this is weird. We, like most other ISPs, are getting
> deluged with copies of the Swen worm. But for some reason, it
> appears that a large percentage of the copies -- at least 60% --
> are coming to ME, personally.

I councur. At work the first sign of Swen was a lot of attacks
directed at my email address - not to others in my office and our
clients, as I normally see with worms.

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