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Re: cygwin Digest 25 Jun 2018 00:46:06 -0000 Issue 10882 - virus alert

On 2018-06-30 10:09, David Stacey wrote:
> On 30/06/18 13:19, Richard Watt wrote:
>> Did anyone else get a virus warning from the cygwin Digest 25 Jun 2018
>> 00:46:06 -0000 Issue 10882?
> It's an unsolicited invoice from someone you've never heard of. Of course it's
> malware :-)
> It's an attachment to this post [1], compressed with gzip. The compressed
> version passes through VirusTotal cleanly. If you unpack the file, though, you
> discover that it isn't a PDF at all (surprise, surprise) but a .NET executable.
> And quite a few anti-virus tools flag it as something unpleasant [2].

I get sourceware ezmlm bounce warnings, when my domain mail forwarder bounces
mail with malware, and I don't see most of the spam, as my personal ISP account
filter is configured to dump spam instead of flagging it.
I don't see a few announce posts, as some appear to get dumped by my ISP as
spam, and my mail client puts some other posts into my Junk folder.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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