Identity theft

Carter Bullard carter at
Thu Sep 12 08:39:12 EDT 2002

Hey David,
   The only reason that I mentioned it, is because
my Outlook client was hung for about 20-30 seconds
handling a piece of mail.  I've seen a lot of
virus activity lately, and I assumed that the hanging
was some bug mailing itself out to a list.  I did have
a piece of mail go out that was a bit larger than most,
so in my haste, I assumed that that was infected mail.

If I'm mistaken, let me take this time to apologize
for my apology, and if I may, any future virus
propagations that I may inadvertently cause ;o)


Carter Bullard
QoSient, LLC
300 E. 56th Street
Suite 18K
New York, New York 10022

+1 212 588-9133 Phone
+1 212 588-9134 Fax

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Nolan [mailto:vitroth+ at] 
> Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 8:31 AM
> To: Carter Bullard; argus at
> Subject: RE: Identity theft
> --On Thursday, September 12, 2002 8:20 AM -0400 Carter Bullard 
> <carter at> wrote:
> >    Please accept my apologies.  It seems that I got hit
> > by a new variant of an old virus.  New virus definitions 
> loaded, hope 
> > that's sufficient.
> >
> Are you sure you were actually hit?  The mail looks forged to 
> me, unless 
> you're in Japan right now.
> This looks like the Klez virus, which likes to find email 
> addresses on an 
> infected user's machine and forge mail to one of the addresses from 
> another.  It even looks through the user's web cache to find 
> addresses, so 
> if the infected person has browsed the Argus pages recently 
> that may have 
> been the source of addresses.
> -David Nolan
>  Network Software Developer
>  Computing Services
>  Carnegie Mellon University

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