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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 do it in an even simpler way (keep in mind I don't really have bandwidth 
> limitations).  I have my mail filter (kmail) set up so it trashes any mail 
> message with the string ".exe", ".pif", ".bat", or ".scr".  

So presumably you will never see my reply.

> I also eliminate messages containing ".com", but in those messages, I require 
> that they _don't_ contain "http" to prevent killing messages because of a 
> link.

Then you probably also missed all the noise about Verisign abusing
the registry for .com and .net.

Maybe you live in a happier world than I :)

Richard Braakman

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