[Snort-users] Nice formmail.pl probes
cmg at ...671...
Thu Feb 28 10:29:06 EST 2002
Jim Forster <jforster at ...176...> writes:
> Anyone else seeing a formmail.pl search script running around your
It's right behind cmd.exe on things people try to access. There are
tons of spam programs that will take advantage of it.
> I was hit with it from users of pacbell.net, kscable.com,
> BFLO.splitrock.net, shreveport.la.da.uu.net, and tc.ph.cox.net last
> night, over 3 different class C's. The subject was either "w00t
> x.com" or "www.x.com" (x being the domain it hit) going out to their
> addresses. (nice their script left me contact info anyway) ;) I'm
> guesing worm, as 90% of the 'send to' addresses were the same AOL
> user - the other 10% were other AOL usernames.
Not a worm, its people excited they can MAKE FUNNY FAST. ( I would
have said money but I'm sick of getting bounces back to the
list/myself on stupid mail filters )
Aol accounts are just disposable
Chris Green <cmg at ...671...>
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-- Groucho Marx
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