I have a question
Thu Jun 5 15:42:01 2003
It looks like its aimed directly at the VNC list, as both emails talk about VNC in the body of the email. It could be that the virus
attachments launch a backdoor program or something that needs VNC to work, this way they'd be able to distribute it to people who are
more likely to have VNC on their PCs!
Do we have a traitor amongst us? Maybe someone from another remote admin program! GoToMyPc? Control IT? PC Anywhere? Or maybe I'm being
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I did. I also got another one with a .pif attachment: Since this is a
bit tricky to follow, I want to be certain Ben doesn't get blamed for
anything. The warning is from Ben. The rest is example of two emails.
>Subject: Encryption (was Re: Backdoor?)
>Jeff Towarnicki wrote:
> Are they going to ever build ssh into VNC??? I don't
> see why they don't do this. Maybe cause now you can
> customize it like I mentioned above..??
>The main problem (I guess) is that you're going to have a
Someone's trying to be a pain...
>Subject: Re: I have a question
>Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 10:27:15 +0100
>Did anyone else get an email like this? Has a .scr attachment! Think
it might be a virus! Thought I'd warn people before they open it!
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>> Javier Ventura" To:
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>> m> Subject: I have a
>> 05/06/2003 10:02
>>I have a question, about the VNC that I have installed in my Mac
>>I have download the VNCBETA 3PCC for my MAC, and I have installed
>>VNC in one desktop.
>>When I run the VNCBETA 3PCC server in my Mac, how can I do it to
>>an specific IP address where I wish to make the connection? In the
>>windows desktop in both the server and the viewer I can add a
>>and when I am doing this appear a screen asking me to put the IP
>>for the pc to I want to connect, I
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