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Re: Email based attack on University

On Thu 03 Oct 2019 at 10:28:58 +1000, Keith Bainbridge wrote:

> On 3/10/19 5:05 am, Brian wrote:
> > The starting post has nothing to do with Debian and, one may notice, the
> > OP has not reappeared to join the conversation and give his considered
> > opinion. It's a typical c'mon post which should have been ignored.
> > 
> Oops, pushed the wrong keys, and replied only to Brian.
> But I have been lurking.

Keep at it. It's probably your métier.

>                            And I asked here as it is perhaps the broadest
> group I'm a member of.

-user isn't a broad group into which to dump some random happening out
on the internet.

>                         It is connected to Debian, and Linux in general IF
> my initial thought had been more helpful in avoiding such attacks.

Opening an email causes no problem to the system on Debian. We would be
in deep trouble if it did. Does that address your concern?


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