[Twisted-Python] Fwd: Seems like the remote stuff works almost TOO well!

Glyph Lefkowitz glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Thu Nov 27 23:05:13 EST 2003

I am not sure if this was just the most creative unsolicited mail I 
ever received, or if it's a complaint from an unsuspecting user.  I 
think the "werewolf" comment is from the "AUSPEX" capability of the 
POP3 server.

Have crackers been using Twisted for some nefarious scheme?

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "D Triplett" <censored>
> Date: November 27, 2003 2:55:46 PM EST
> To: Glyph at twistedmatrix.com
> Subject: Seems like the remote stuff works almost TOO well!
> Hi,
> Long story short, I wonder if you happen to play an online game named 
> "werewolf"?
> Better yet, could you tell me where I can get a floppy disk that would 
> wipe out any "twisted" remote network from my computer that I do not 
> know the password for, the network drive number, or anything?
> See, I don't know any of this because I didn't create or approve it.  
> But, hey, I bet whoever's taken 109 gigs of my hard drive (leaving me 
> with 11 gigs - sweet of them) were having a good time for a while...
> A few of the couple hundred txt docs led me to some stuff, which led 
> me to some more stuff, then a banana driver came along, and somehow, I 
> ended up reading about my cool remote server and compliments of 
> "twisted".
> I sure would appreciate any help you can give.

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