Kevin Miller Kevin_Miller at CI.JUNEAU.AK.US
Wed Jan 11 20:36:01 GMT 2006

dnsadmin wrote:
> At 04:13 AM 1/11/2006, you wrote:
>> I concur.
>> Please remind me when something is due for removal.
> I still see lots of .pif attempts. Allow at your own demise! I've yet
> to see a valid .scr, .hlp, .ico, or .cur and I've definitely run into
> some mentally debilitated users!

I agree.  I guess if it could be shown that none of the viruses on the
wild list use those extensions I'd say remove them, but if there's a
potential for exploitation then leave 'em.  It's a lot cheaper timewise
for an end user to zip the file or other method like ftp if it's
legitimate, than it is for me to clean several hundred machines if a
virus gets loose in our internal email.  DAMHIKT!


Kevin Miller                Registered Linux User No: 307357
CBJ MIS Dept.               Network Systems Admin., Mail Admin.
155 South Seward Street     ph: (907) 586-0242
Juneau, Alaska 99801        fax: (907 586-4500

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