[nSLUG] Sobig.E effects

George White aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca
Wed Jul 2 10:54:01 ADT 2003


This Sobig.E virus is still going strong -- I assume it is responsible 
for the following:

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Dalhousie Systems Status Report
   
   Jul 2 2003 10:46:00
   
   Spam/denial of service attack
   Start End Contact Info
   2003/07/01 19:55 2003/07/01 21:30 noc at dal.ca 494-2662
   
A huge volume of email has overwhelmed the incoming mail relay, stopping
the normal flow of email.  The machine is being reset in order to recover. 
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How does resetting the machine help?

-- 
George White <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca> 
Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia





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