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Re: killing virus e-mails with file types

On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 10:20:22PM -0500, Craig P. Steffen wrote:

> I assume .scr is an extension for windows scripts?

Nah, it is an extension meant for SCReen-savers. Technically, they are
just renamed .exe's, but many people that do know that executable
attachments are dangerous don't know that .scr is an "executable
extension". Using .scr is in this regard a social engineering attack.


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