New Bagle detected heuristicly this morning

The MessageLabs Email Security System discovered a possible virus or unauthorized code (such as a Trojan) in an email sent to or from your organisation. This email has now been quarantined and was not delivered. To help identify the quarantined email: The message sender was [email protected] The message originating IP was 216.146.101.151 The message recipients …

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Microsoft Monitor: Closed Debate on Open Standards

It really scares the hell out of me when a technologist gets the ear of a politician. Sometimes the results are just funny, like when Senator Chuckie Schumer (NY-D) starts talking about viruses. But other times the results seem to be geared towards encoding in law the particular biases of the tech staffer. Over at …

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Comcast’s smtp disconnects ineffective

Back on May 24th I wrote about Comcasts plan to combat spam originating on its network. Comcast reported that they planned to terminate the ability of some users to send mail out via port 25. Unlike Cox Communications who turned off port 25 for all customers forcing them to use Cox’s SMTP server, Comcast only …

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