Vuln Dev
Suspecious JPEG Files Feb 01 2008 05:10PM
poddima yahoo com (2 replies)
Re: Suspecious JPEG Files Feb 06 2008 06:13AM
Geoffrey Gowey (gjgowey gmail com)
Re: Suspecious JPEG Files Feb 05 2008 09:33PM
Valdis Kletnieks vt edu
On Fri, 01 Feb 2008 17:10:13 GMT, poddima (at) yahoo (dot) com [email concealed] said:

> The sender is known to me, and I suspect he was trying to attack my computer
> (I recieved also an infected executable file from him just a short time before,
> and I didn't opened it).

Note that "his computer sent infected files" is *NOT* the same thing as
"he was trying to attack". The vast majority of cases, it's some malware
that's gotten onto the machine and is doing the attacking totally without
the user's knowledge.

Remember - if the sender is known to you, they probably have your e-mail
address in a file (address book, saved mail, whatever), where malware can
grovel through it and find likely addresses to send itself.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.8 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Exmh version 2.5 07/13/2001

iD8DBQFHqNYTcC3lWbTT17ARAtPkAKD4ZMOkvdG1mzxV4vYycurydyiNsgCggmWE
bq9iir1bya53peeu/GJV/CE=
=yPaO
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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