NYTimes.com Article: Experts Attempt to Isolate Malicious
jm at jmason.org
Fri Aug 22 19:19:11 PDT 2003
khare at alumni.caltech.edu writes:
> SMTP must die. Long live TP!
in fairness, any protocol with
1. broken user-agent apps that arbitrarily execute code with *full
permissions* and no user interaction, and
2. worse! -- users who will run any executable that's mailed to them by
some random forged address they've never heard of,
is likely to be just as bad. :(
I mean really. "Wicked screensaver". How many virus warnings will
it take before people stop clicking on these things?
(220 megs of SoBig.F in my virus trap mailbox btw.)
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