[Esd-l] Sanitizer for end users

Karl L. Dunn kdunn at hiwaay.net
Thu May 2 06:59:00 PDT 2002

I think the way to do this, although it might be a lot harder, is to 
provide a winsock.dll that has the hooks you need.

It looks as if ZoneAlert and the like work this way, but of course, I may 
be completely out to lunch here.

It's way beyond me though.  Anybody else?

Karl Dunn
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k.l.dunn at ieee.org

On Wed, 1 May 2002, John D. Hardin wrote:

> Any Windows programmers out there? I'm not, so here's a freebie idea
> for you:
> Take a look at the Outlook/Outlook Express object model and see if
> there's any way to hook into message processing between the POP/IMAP
> Retrieval stage and the Save In Folder (or Apply User Rules) stage.
> At that point, sanitize active HTML and executable attachments.
> I bet you could make some money off a little aftermarket plugin like 
> that.
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