[Esd-l] Something new

Chris Payne cpayne at pr.uoguelph.ca
Fri Feb 1 11:28:02 PST 2002

Oh sorry,  I am sorta lost in the many topics floating
around.  :)

My mistake.

- Chris Payne

On Fri, 1 Feb 2002 11:24:54 -0800 (PST), Paul Thomas wrote:

>On Fri, 1 Feb 2002, Chris Payne wrote:
>> If you redirections quarantined files to $HOME/  you void all 
>> reasons to poison files.  We poison files not on behalf of
>> the sender, on behalf of our users because they run any/all 
>> attachments that they receive.
>not in a shell directory. these virus/worms are microsoft-centric
>i replied to the following:
>>> > > attachments and place them in a user configurable place while
>> SECURITY_QUARANTINE="/var/spool/mail/quarantine/" 
>> directory is my personal choice.
>good choice, but i don't quite get the difference as the recipient
>still would have the option to retrieve the virus/worm. 
>Kilgore Trout: "The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest."

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Chris Payne 
Network Administrator
Physical Resources Dept, 
University of Guelph
(519)824-4120  x2882
cpayne at pr.uoguelph.ca

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