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Re: got a mail with * Ur password has been stolen * as subject
On 17/03/01 21:18 +0530, M K Saravanan spewed into the LI bitstream:
> I got the following mail. Is it a hoax or some team is really trying to
> crack my system?
From the spelling, it sounds like this skript kiddie is based in India
> Return-Path: <mksarav@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Received: from localhost (IDENT:mksarav@localhost [127.0.0.1])
> by hanuman.aukbc.org (8.9.3/8.9.3) with ESMTP id VAA01855
> for <mksarav@localhost>; Sat, 17 Mar 2001 21:07:54 +0530
did someone set the return path and from that way? it is very easy to forge
> Received: from mail.mitindia.edu
> by localhost with POP3 (fetchmail-5.3.1)
mitindia sends it to your localhost using fetchmail
> Received: from proximity.globalgold.co.uk [22.214.171.124] by
> mail.mitindia.edu with ESMTP
> (SMTPD32-6.04) id AAB4CB3B00E0; Sat, 17 Mar 2001 09:54:44 -0500
proximity.globalgold.co.uk sends it to your server
> Received: (from nobody@localhost)
> by proximity.globalgold.co.uk (8.9.1/8.9.1) id OAA04107;
> Sat, 17 Mar 2001 14:58:33 GMT
> Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2001 14:58:33 GMT
> Message-Id: <200103171458.OAA04107@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
this is a webmail app ... note the nobody@localhost (usually the sign of a
> Received: from www.ManicMail.net (abuse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx)
> Comments: email ManicMail with all instances of abuse
> Comments: enclosing a copy of the email and all header information
do this - contact abuse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: mksarav@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Ur password has been stolen
change your passwords (and use mkpasswd instead of your girlfriend's / dog's
name or something similar)
> Ur password has been stolen by our team.
> U may be wondering what may be our aim .. .. without changing
> the password, we r just warning and leaving the password to the owner itself..
> We r the team who keep on try to find loopholes.
Spells like a script kiddie ... and an Indian script kiddie at that. Ask
manicmail about this.
Suresh Ramasubramanian <----> mallet <at> efn dot org
EMail Sturmbannfuhrer, Lower Middle Class Unix Sysadmin
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