RE : MCAFEE E-MAIL SCAN ALERT!~[FULL-DISCLOSURE] FWD: INTERNET S
From: Larry Sanders (email@example.com)
From: Larry Sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Date: 09 Apr 2003 10:21:11 +0000
On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 08:45, Nick FitzGerald Wrote:
> What he, and several others of us, said makes you stupid is that you
> _forwarded the whole message when you suspected the attachment was a
> virus or something similar_.
On Wed, 2003-04-09 at 08:45, Nicolas Villatte Wrote:
> So you did it on purpose. Spreading unsolicited virus may be
> considered a crime in many countries. I think you should better
> - expose your problem without sending the virus to a whole
> community (send it only if anyone is interested in helping you
> and is asking for it)
> - update your antivirus software more often
> - try some reverse engineering on the suspected file
I can't take it anymore. I'm sorry, I know I'm just contributing to the
"noise" now in this flame war, but I have to say it.
If you don't want to recieve _nasty_ things, unsubscribe! A security
list (and one titled "Full Disclosure" at that) is gong to recieve virii
- duh! It's also going to contain other vulnabilities. When someone
includes a "example" of a buffer overflow in opera via a html link - do
you also complain? Come on people. Some people even _like_ looking at
Oh, and don't even get me started on those people that so generously let
us know that a virus has been detected - great, thanks, I'm so glad I
And... whitelist _isn't_ the way to go.
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.