[Esa-l]false positives on VirusProtection

Phil Pennock pdp at nl.demon.net
Wed May 23 06:51:59 PDT 2001

On 2001-05-23 at 06:30 -0700, John D. Hardin wrote:
> You may want to suggest that they save the document as RTF and reload
> it in order to strip all remaining bits of the virus out.


If using Word to view RTF files, you're vulnerable to embedded macros.
Including potentially viruses.

Most versions of Word will not have fixes made available, because
they're no longer supported.
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