Re: reading MS word files
On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 10:15:47AM +0100, Johannes Wiedersich wrote:
> I get angry every time, I have to explain to someone that it is not true
> that the computer is at risk, because of the unavailability of virus
> updates as long as the computer is not connected to any network (the
> reason why no updates are available) and as long as noone tempers with
> 'untrusted' floppies, usb-sticks etc. 
The popup actually says that the computer "may be" at risk, which is true.
Considering that un-updated Windows XP boxes can get a Trojan installed
literally within minutes of being connected to the Internet, I don't see
that as misleading.
Carl Fink firstname.lastname@example.org
If you attempt to fix something that isn't broken, it will be.