Re: WARNING - Virus infected messages on list
Yes. Good point. What are people using M$ apps on
Windoze doing on this list anyway.
--- Ethan Benson <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 11:59:35PM -0500, Mike
> > In case no one has noticed yet, there are a bunch
> of virus infected messages
> > coming through here on the debian-users list. For
> information on this
> > virus, go to:
> > Those of us using Linux for email have nothing to
> worry about (of course).
> > However it seems that there are quite a few that
> do use Outlook Express,
> > which - as near as I can tell - is what this virus
> > Just wanted to put out a heads-up for everyone.
> > (Okay, okay. Technically this thing is actually a
> worm. But it can still
> > do damage.)
> very true all they do is annoy GNU/Linux users as
> well as everyone
> else who uses a real MUA that is not vulnerable to
> this crap.
> I hearby propose that the list automatically reject
> all postings that
> appear to have been sent using MS Outlook. this
> way this garbage
> won't happen each and every time ya new Outlook worm
> comes out.
> to subscribers forced to use win* for mail please
> switch to a real MUA
> that has been designed with just a pinch of clue,
> say Eudora.
> /me is VERY tempted to write a procmail rule to scan
> for X-Mailer:
> MS Outhouse and file it all into /dev/null.
> Ethan Benson
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