David Cook (davidcook) wrote,
David Cook
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Yargh ...

Normally, I sit back and smirk as everyone gets affected by the latest Windows virus doing the rounds. Apparently I'm not in enough people's address books to get affected by the usual mail-to-everyone-in-victim's-address-book type of virus. The latest one, though, is spamming out 140-160k junk to people who've recently posted in various newsgroups - unfortunately, I post semi-regularly, particularly to aus.sf (announcements for MSFC weekly meetings). The virus is definitely picking my address up from aus.sf, because I post using an e-mail address unique to that group, and that address is appearing in the spammy virus mails. Grrr.

I've received over 140 of those messages, over 20Mb worth, in the last three days or so.

Must be time to start throwing in a ".invalid" at the end of my e-mail address, and mangling it a little ...
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