TMDA Re: [Gllug] New worm doing the rounds?

Bruce Richardson itsbruce at
Tue Feb 10 13:57:49 UTC 2004

On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 02:24:11PM +0000, Richard wrote:
> <rant mode="angry">
> Don't you think these "anti-virus" vendors could stop sending me emails
> like this:
>  "We have detected [Windoze worm which is well-known to fake the From:
>   header] in an email you sent to [email address I have never heard of]"
> It really is just plain stupid.  If you know what the worm is, then
> you know it fakes the From header, so don't send a bounce.
> </rant>

While we're at it, can we rant about morons who use challenge/response
systems like TMDA?  Who are these idiots, deliberately increasing the
spam problem for the rest of the world just so that their inboxes can
(temporarily) seem a little cleaner?


I am now a little wary of bananas.
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