Thanks to all who replied it was enlightening. A summary of the responses
are included. The names have been ommitted. I laughed so hard when I
read one of them I almost cried. You can guess which one.
An appropriate document is located at http://www.sans.org/mistakes.htm
and the SANS site in general is very informative. http://www.sans.org/
I don't give a F___ about your strong opinion. Express it with those
who keep filling your email folder; and quit flooding my folder.
I ABSOLUTELY agree!
Thats why the warnings were sent to you. If you were wise
you would have read the warnings first before opening
the email containing the virus.
Hmmm.. people on this list are interested in UNIX, why should
they know and care about the virus anyway?
On Thu, 22 Jun 2000, F.M. Taylor wrote:
> > It is an attachment called LIFE_STAGES.TXT.SHS
> > Is there a policy about such members?
> OK, thats about enough of that. I have received at least 4 messages
> telling me about a virus I have already received, and would have read
> before any of the warnings were recived.
> This Worm has been out for a week, everyone *should* already know about it
> (at least everyone on THIS list). You should have already taken steps to
> protect your systems against it. If you have not, you should probably be
> considering a different line of work (your boss is probably already
> thinking along those lines).
> Also, this is a sun-managers list and 99% of us are running solaris on our
> sun boxes. UNIX in general is not vulnerable to this type of attack.
> If this worm actually caused damage to any of your systems, I feel for
> you, but its your own fault.
> F.M. (Mike) Taylor Systems Programmer (UNIX).
> Indiana State University. Terre Haute, IN. 47809
> (812)-237-8843 CISSO
> I constantly find myself "re-inventing the wheel", but
> thats ok 'cause my current "wheel" has eight flat sides.
--- F.M. (Mike) Taylor Systems Programmer (UNIX). Indiana State University. Terre Haute, IN. 47809 (812)-237-8843 CISSO --- I constantly find myself "re-inventing the wheel", but thats ok 'cause my current "wheel" has eight flat sides.
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