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From: jeremiah at nur.net (Jeremiah Cornelius)
Subject: FW: Last Microsoft Patch

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On Wednesday 15 October 2003 12:04, Curt Purdy wrote:
> Anybody else get this?  Looks legit, originating address is from msnbc.com.
> But can't believe even Microsoft would be this stupid after the rash of
> trojan-attached "patch announcements" lately.  Plus all security people
> have been saying that Microsoft would never email a patch out.  Or are they
> thinking, "Send this out so all the stupid people will click on this before
> they click on a real trojan?
> Curt Purdy CISSP, GSEC, MCSE+I, CNE, CCDA
> Information Security Engineer
> DP Solutions
> cpurdy@...ol.com

This is the latest take on the same old trojan that' sbeen circulating for 
close to two months now.

The biggest effect I can see this as having is a conceptual Denial of Service 
against the public's trust in patching and remote updates.  "Now I just don't 
know what's safe."
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