[funsec] Revenge of the Nerds

Drsolly drsollyp at drsolly.com
Mon Nov 6 15:10:20 CST 2006


On Mon, 6 Nov 2006, Nervox Nervox wrote:

> On 11/6/06, Nick FitzGerald <nick at virus-l.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> > Drsolly wrote:
> >
> > > > AV researchers have been getting such "abuse" from virus writers almost
> > > > since there were "AV researchers"...
> > >
> > > Right - some weasel put my phone number into a virus, that was 16 years
> > > ago.
> 
> Oh my god you are old :D

Gee, thanks. 

> > The most well-known one targetting me contains the author message:
> >
> >    Nick "The Love Monkey" Virus Package by ALT-F4 and ALT-F11 for the
> >    Alternative Virus Mafia
> >
> > and sends Email mesages from victim machines to what was my address as
> > thaVirus Bulletin editor that say:
> >
> >    Dear Nicky... my name is <<Application.UserName>> and I want to make
> >    hot monkey love with you. You anti-virus stud!
> >
> > These Emails were sent by Outlook via automation (a forerunner to
> > Melissa) and as the default in Outlook is save a copy of all messages,
> > I also got quite a few "I have no idea who/how that message was
> > sent..." Emails.
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Nick FitzGerald
> 
> You're old too but not as much as Drsolly :D .
> Waw that makes me feel young, 16 years ago i didn;t have a computer
> and was tooooo young to even know how to use it.

You wait till some young sprog tells you about some fascinating thing that 
just happened, and you tell him it happened to you 16 years ago, and he 
tells you, wow, 16 years ago I was still in nappies.
 
> Kudos for you who annoyed all virus writers so much they had to attack
> you like that.

I didn't annoy virus writers on purpose. Well, hardly ever.



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