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BLU server and spam

Klez usually sends mail in html with a real file and then the virus
attached.  Generally it appears to be 1500+ lines of mail.  I was up
to about 50 Klez messages a day!  Once a Klez-filter was put in place,
I'm down to about 15 spam messages per day.  Not too bad, IMHO.


John Abreau <jabr at> writes:

> Derek Atkins <warlord at MIT.EDU> writes:
> > Klez?  The email virus that's been going around?
> I just looked it up on google. Yet another Windows virus, I see. I did
> notice a few messages that began with "TVqQAAMAAAAEAAAA"; is that Klez?
> However, most of the messages I referred to as spam were html payloads
> with subject lines about hot asian babes or penis enlargers or saving
> money on mortgages. I have exmh configured to defer rendering html, and
> I usually just delete them.
> -- 
> John Abreau / Executive Director, Boston Linux & Unix 
> ICQ 28611923 / AIM abreauj / JABBER jabr at / YAHOO abreauj
> Email jabr at / WWW / PGP-Key-ID 0xD5C7B5D9
> PGP-Key-Fingerprint 72 FB 39 4F 3C 3B D6 5B E0 C8 5A 6E F1 2C BE 99
> "The early bird catches the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese."

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
       Member, MIT Student Information Processing Board  (SIPB)
       URL:    PP-ASEL-IA     N1NWH
       warlord at MIT.EDU                        PGP key available

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