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Latest wintendo email virus (was Re: [ale] Hi)

On Mon, 19 Jan 2004 13:27:55 -0500
Fletch <fletch at phydeaux.org> wrote:

> Looks like someone that's got the ale list in their address book's
> gotten hit by this.  I don't know if it's got an official name yet but
> about 20+ messages came across the perl5porters list the other day.

According to an article linked by /., this one appears to be harvesting
email addresses not just to facilitate its own propagation, but to
provide fresh meat for spammers.