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Re: debian.org sending viruses

On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 09:43:37PM +0000, Mark Howard wrote:
> Hi, 
>   Of course I know this is not true, but it does look like it is and is
> probably worrying to some people. I've had a couple of viruses sent
> pretending to be from people at debian in the past few days. Is there
> anything we can do about this?

Educate the general public regarding the fallibility of From: headers as
a means of identifying the source of a message, and encourage the
widespread adoption of end-to-end cryptographic signatures in email.

Nothing else is likely to have much impact.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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