Re: [OT] Virusses (many!) via list?
On Sun, 21 Sep 2003 09:53, Stefan Goessling-Reisemann wrote:
> since I wrote two messages to the list, I receive approx. 60 virus mails
> per day. Seems that my address has gotten into the addressbook of some
> poor virus-victims whose mail program (Outlook?) now sends out virusses by
> the thousands.
There are two solutions, one is to not use public email on the Internet much
and to often change your email address. The other is to get your email
hosted on a server with good virus scanning and pro-active administrators who
add custom checks as necessary when there are problems.
I have virus scanning on my mail, and viruses aren't a big deal for me,
actually the viruses themselves don't really bother me at all. Anti-virus
"warning" messages etc are the real problem.
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