E-mail account disabling warning.

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Mar 3 20:01:10 CET 2004


michele.simionato at poste.it (Michele Simionato) writes:

[virus]

> > it's not from anyone at python.org, and the zip file attached contains a
> > Windows virus.  But if you run it anyway, I'm sure Guido will be happy to
> > fly to your house and clean up your PC.
> > 
> > it's-the-least-he-could-do-for-you-ly y'rs  - tim
> 
> I have got today a very similar message, but from my University provider.

I got a dozen or so, all claiming to be from the 'ac.uk' email
organizers, a bug that the author needs to fix in the next version...

> I don't think SpamAssassin could have filtered it. The spammers are
> evolving and becoming smarter and smarter, I fear the day they will
> be able to pass the Turing tests and we will be no more able to
> distinguish automatically generated spam from real e-mail ....

Uh, not quite there yet in my email (unless you habitually get email
with subjects like "comedian gordon sideband numinous climatic").

Cheers,
mwh

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