best defense (was: Re: Novarg

From: Meritt James (meritt_james_at_bah.com)
Date: 01/29/04

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    To: "Greg A. Woods" <woods@weird.com>
    
    

    I disagree with Greg's statement and agree with Jonathan. You cannot
    make something foolproof because fools are so ingenius.

    Jim

    "Greg A. Woods" wrote:
    >
    > [ On Wednesday, January 28, 2004 at 12:05:26 (-0500), Jonathan A. Zdziarski wrote: ]
    > > Subject: Re: Novarg
    > >
    > > The best defense to viruses like this is user education.
    >
    > No, the _best_ defense against viruses and worms, especially the e-mail
    > borne ones, is to not allow your users to run known vulnerable software
    > in the first place.

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