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From "Steve Loughran" <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: Here you have, ;o)
Date Mon, 12 Feb 2001 18:07:41 GMT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Zall" <alan@inskey.com>
To: "ant-dev" <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, February 12, 2001 09:27
Subject: Here you have, ;o)


> Hi:
> Check This!
>
why should the ant-dev mail list want to read a .VBS script? That is,
assuming everyone using windows has bound the .vbs extension to something
sensible like notepad.

Looks like a fairly encoded VBS worm to me; the encoding scheme may be to
workaround virus detection software in email. Whatever, delete it unless you
know what you are doing.

Alan,

1. in view/file types select notepad.exe as the program to open .VBS, .JS
and .WSH files

2. select 'show file extensions' in advanced view settings

3. go into outlook/outlook express and mark the email zone as restricted,
then change the settings in that zone for *everything* disabled: activeX,
java, javascript, cookies

4. if you use outlook, install the service pack with the security updates.

5. Dont open dubious attachments, whether they come from people you know or
not.

-Steve





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