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RE: [dvd-discuss] goldfish -- cautious!!!

You draw too fine a line between "opening" and
"running".  For most people they end up being
the same thing.

First rule: never double-click on something that
was sent to you.  It might not actually be they
type of document it pretends to be -- that is,
it might appear to be a .jpg image and really
be a .wsh script, etc.  Always save attachments
to disk, open an application that can handle
the type of document it claims to be, then 
use that application to open the document.

First & foremost, though: scan, scan, scan!

-Richard M. Hartman

186,000 mi/sec: not just a good idea, it's the LAW!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: D. C. Sessions [mailto:dcs@lumbercartel.com]
> Sent: Saturday, November 09, 2002 2:54 PM
> To: DVD-Discuss
> Subject: RE: [dvd-discuss] goldfish -- cautious!!!
> On Sat, 2002-11-09 at 12:07, juergen + barbara wrote:
> > user haceaton@hotmail.com sending infected email with virus 
> "W32.Yaha.F@mm"
> > -- please be cautions and do NOT open the attachments in 
> that email (if it
> > is not too late).  keep your computers in check with latest 
> anti-virus
> > software!
> Oh, *opening* it is no problem.
> *Running* it is something else again.
> Once upon a time, the "Good Times" virus was a joke.
> -- 
> | The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong. |
> | Because the slow, feeble old codgers like me cheat.                |
> +--------------- D. C. Sessions <dcs@lumbercartel.com> --------------+