Re: [Full-Disclosure] Backdoor not recognized by Kaspersky
From: Gregor Lawatscheck (gpel_at_mpex.net)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2004 20:11:22 +0100
Cael Abal wrote:
> Historically, passworded .zip files have been the only remotely
> acceptable way to e-mail executables. I'm hesitant to give that up.
ACK. Some AV vendors even request samples of exectuables in passworded
> I'd still rather allow all passworded .zips and rely on the client's AV
> to nab it.
People using pgp / gpg to exchange executables between them would
possibly be the way to go. Then again people who have heard about p/gpg
aren't the ones who click on executables randomly anyway. There's still
an education issue with new Internet users of which there seem to
thousands a day who fall for these worms. After all there are driver
licenses for normal highways but none for the "information super highway".
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