[Rcpp-devel] Spoofed mail on rcpp-devel

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sat May 11 14:35:06 CEST 2019

Do not open the message with the subject

   [Rcpp-devel] Message could not be delivered

pretending to be sent by

   ripley at stats.ox.ac

Be particularly careful on a Windows computer.

The headers show it originates from which does not traceroute
back to Oxford. It also carries a header

   X-ACL-Warn: X-malware detected: Win.Worm.Mydoom-5

I hope this doesn't foretell more breakage of the mailman subscription layer.
Someone clearly fudged this on purpose to plant a worm. Don't let them.


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