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Offline Louie

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« on: December 06, 2005, 07:18:47 PM »
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Dear user louie,

You have successfully updated the password of your Pinoypc account.

If you did not authorize this change or if you need assistance with your account, please contact Pinoypc customer service at: admin@pinoypc.net

Thank you for using Pinoypc!
The Pinoypc Support Team






+++ Attachment: No Virus (Clean)
+++ Pinoypc Antivirus - www.pinoypc.net


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Viruses found in the attached files.
The file account-password.zip: Virus identified I-Worm/Mytob.MD. The attachment was moved to the virus vault.


Checked by AVG Free Edition.
Version: 7.1.362 / Virus Database: 267.13.12/192 - Release Date: 12/5/2005

I've got a lot of haters so this isn't unexpected. I just want to remind everyone that WE WON'T SEND YOU ATTACHMENTS. Okay? Some moron wants to hack me. I'll just wipe my computer to be sure. Better luck next time.

Offline zoink

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« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2005, 07:33:23 PM »
aren't you the admin here? why would anyone send you a notice claiming to be an admin...

thanks for the info though!

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Offline dom_08

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« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2005, 08:57:33 PM »
@zoink

i think this is the answer to your question. :D
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Some moron wants to hack me.

anyway,
doble ingat mga menyekz. :D

sir louie, show 'em what you're made of.  :boxing:  

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« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2005, 01:24:01 AM »
ahaha, obviously hindi alam nung moron na yun na admin dito si Louie.

@Louie,

hanggang dito sinusundan ka?  mga primates nga naman..

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« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2005, 02:35:52 AM »
lol! any veteran users are cautious nowadays and will not download or open attachments that easily.. what a moron :irate:


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« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2005, 10:33:14 AM »
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Dear Pinoypc Member,

We have temporarily suspended your email account louie@pinoypc.net.

This might be due to either of the following reasons:

1. A recent change in your personal information (i.e. change of address).
2. Submiting invalid information during the initial sign up process.
3. An innability to accurately verify your selected option of subscription due to an internal error within our processors.
See the details to reactivate your Pinoypc account.

Sincerely,The Pinoypc Support Team






+++ Attachment: No Virus (Clean)
+++ Pinoypc Antivirus - www.pinoypc.net


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Viruses found in the attached files.
The file document.zip: Virus identified I-Worm/Mytob.MD. The attachment was moved to the virus vault.


Checked by AVG Free Edition.
Version: 7.1.371 / Virus Database: 267.13.12/193 - Release Date: 12/6/2005

Makulit din siya ano.

Offline Al

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« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2005, 11:43:00 AM »
my ppc email hasn't been attacked so far.
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« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2005, 04:37:36 PM »
This is also a nice read:  Anatomy of a Failed Virus Attack

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Despite the considerable barrage of defences, a virus still found its way into my inbox. But was I compromised? No.

The moral of this story? Technology is a powerful tool to protect you, but it is not infallible. Security is a process, not something that you install and forget about. An informed and educated end-user is the best defence against this type of attack.

Follow up: Our main outstanding question was, “How did the single instance of this virus get though all our automated defences, whilst all the others were caught and dealt with? I forwarded the virus containing email to Jack on his suggestion, and ClamAV caught it this time – here’s the extract from the mail logfile:

XVirusReport: Worm.Mytob.IT2 FOUND XVirusCheckerVersion: clamassassin 1.2.2 with ClamAV 0.86.1/1134/Fri Oct 14 09:07:44 2005 signatures 34.1134

It was a different variant of the same worm, and as the ClamAV virus database updates overnight every 24 hours, they were just behind the new strain. This emphasises the point that you cannot rely on technology alone to protect you and your computing resources.
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« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2005, 05:05:00 PM »
ako naman ndi sa ppc ung email.  unconfirmed pa din.  anyone here know what the value server IPs do? kasi sa peer guardian blocked sya as value server.  anybody know if this is true?  the mail says that i should allow the ip 217.172.47.150 which is the port for bittorrent on d-addicts.com which i am registered but am not active in downloading...

moron nga talaga ung nag email syo sir louie.  hehe
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« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2005, 11:37:12 PM »
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Dear Pinoypc Member,

We have temporarily suspended your email account louie@pinoypc.net.

This might be due to either of the following reasons:

1. A recent change in your personal information (i.e. change of address).
2. Submiting invalid information during the initial sign up process.
3. An innability to accurately verify your selected option of subscription due to an internal error within our processors.
See the details to reactivate your Pinoypc account.

Sincerely,The Pinoypc Support Team






+++ Attachment: No Virus (Clean)
+++ Pinoypc Antivirus - www.pinoypc.net


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Viruses found in the attached files.
The file important-details.zip: Trojan horse IRC/BackDoor.SdBot.PMS. The attachment was moved to the virus vault.

Checked by AVG Free Edition.
Version: 7.1.371 / Virus Database: 267.13.12/193 - Release Date: 12/6/2005

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« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2005, 09:34:51 AM »
Those are automated spoofed emails. Notice that the "bot" who generated it didn't know that the "PC" in PinoyPC is all caps.  
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« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2005, 09:40:32 PM »
Sabi nga ng isang hacker - Your computer is only as safe as the value of what's in it.
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