DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,

  • Mood:

I'm special :)

As far as i know, i just got my first email virus ever today :)

Okay, sorry, first email virus in a non-Outlook mail account ever :) Luckily, i never open attachments unless i know who sent it, and have some reason to expect them to be sending it to me. Not only cause doing so would be dumb, but because opening attachments and sending them to a computer i can view them on is a pain in the ass when using Pine through a telnet session.

I certainly did not know who "" is, and i definitely don't remember sending _anyone_ email such that i would expect a reply with a subject of "Re: Document"

A quick search on google turned up this info on symantec's website.

Checking the header shows the Received adress as: YAOJIE ([])

Websearcing on that IP returns a single webpage in chinese. Unfortunatly my mind is blanking on the correct Linux commands to check an IP address.

However, i don't regularly communicate with anyone in china, with anyone in asia for that matter. However i do on occasion get spam from there. I'm wondering if some spammer just got themselves infected :)

  • Making Memes

    Just because no one else had done it yet (and because it was so easy that even i could manage it :) i present to you, the #Mopetopus!…

  • Wednesday Meme Day: TV Shows

    Like last week's book meme, but this time it's "List ten TV series that mean a great deal to you." And in my case, i'm appending "and explain a…

  • Baaaaa! (Literary Meme)

    It's been forever since i've done a meme! Here's one i got from otterdance: " Today's meme seems to be: List ten books that mean a great…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.