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From: fire-eyes (sgtphouFIRE-EYES.YI.ORG)
Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 17:06:46 CST
I have also gotten the "Find Out About Anyone Fast" messages, I belive a
minimum of five times in the past four months, from excite. All attempts
to contact excite and get an explanation or a stop put to it, have never
gotten any responses of any kind.
I did not get the first message.
Greg Rice wrote:
> I too have received several emails from various excite.com addresses asking
> the same question. Before that I received a couple of emails from
> excite.com addresses directing me to "Find Out About Anyone Fast" websites.
> All attempts to find out about the members or reply to the addresses have
> perhaps this is a better questions for the incidents list though...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: VULN-DEV List [mailto:VULN-DEVSECURITYFOCUS.COM]On Behalf Of
> DAVID CULLEN
> Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2001 12:57 PM
> To: VULN-DEVSECURITYFOCUS.COM
> Subject: Strange e-mails from Excite.com
> My Web site has received 3 e-mails in the last week, via a Web
> Support form (believe it is a CGI form), from the Excite.com
> domain. All three e-mails asked verbatim:
> "What?s your corporate HQ street address?"
> Has anyone else received similar messages in the past week?
> I don't know if it is anything--beyond a simple address request--but
> my company's supporters have not seen anything similar to these
> requests in the last year.
> I checked with Excite and I could not find the member names listed
> in their directory.
> Does anyone know of a possible exploit scenario? I was thinking
> of a send-mail attack. Am I being paranoid?
> Any thoughts, speculations would be greatly appreciated,
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