[Esa-l]You may want to poison "Simpsons Episodes"

Brett Glass brett at lariat.org
Tue Jun 12 16:10:37 PDT 2001

It can handle file names ending in ".extension", but it doesn't
treat the extension as significant.

You have a good point, though: the sanitizer operates in a
very "PC" way, mainly because it's primarily used to protect
Windows users. John, what can one do to protect Mac users?


At 05:04 PM 6/12/2001, Dan Kubilos wrote:
>How can I poison "Simpsons Episodes"?
>I thought I could only poison those files that appear in MANGLE_EXTENSIONS
>As far as I know, Mac OS doesn't use extensions.
>On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Brett Glass wrote:
>> Follow the link below to see a description of a Mac "Trojan worm" that 
>> seems to be making the rounds today. Mac users are unused to seeing 
>> Trojans and are more likely than PC or UNIX users to open suspicious 
>> attachments.
>> http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/mac.simpsons@mm.html
>> --Brett Glass
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>Dan Kubilos     __\o_ ^
>K-8 Tech Coord

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