in reply to CodeRed notifier

Why not send the email to webmaster@domain? Almost every webserver has a webmaster email address rather than root.

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Re: Re: CodeRed notifier
by miyagawa (Chaplain) on Aug 06, 2001 at 19:01 UTC
    because SecurityFocus will do better than mine, IMHO :-)

    They collect infected IP addresses, so I guess they will drop the duplicates, and send the notification in wiser way, with some authority. Better avoiding double effort, I think.

    Thanks!

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    Tatsuhiko Miyagawa
    miyagawa@cpan.org