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Thu Apr 1 12:24:14 EST 2004
True, what you outline is a very probable scenario. What I'm getting at
is simply setting up this group so that no attachment gets through. One
can set up Yahoo groups in this way, and I was hoping it would be
possible here also.
--- gilliaca at jmu.edu wrote:
> >Hello All
> >Why don't we ask the moderator to disallow attachments? That
> ought to
> >eliminate the virus problem.
> I think the way the virus works is this: It comes to person
> A's email with an attachment. Person A opens the attachment.
> Person A says, 'that's odd,' closes the atachment and dumps
> it and the email.
> THEN the virus sweeps into A's e-mail address book and mails
> itself and an attachment to every name on the list. A is
> titally unaware this is happening.
> Then WE get incoming that appears to come from the list-
> serve. My university has pretty good protection, and what I
> get is the e-mail and a note that the attachment has been
> Nobody on the list is sending attachments; the virus or worm
> or whatever is doing so.
> Cynthia A. Gilliatt
> English Department, JMU
> JMU Safe Zones participant
> "You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people
> you hate." Fr. John Weston
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