Re: Microsoft "Patch" CAUTION
From: Jim Watt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2003 12:06:20 +0100
On Sat, 15 Mar 2003 06:27:37 GMT, webspider <email@example.com> wrote:
>One trick is to use double extensions, i.e. badfile.bmp.exe . With
>this Windows Explorer will use the 1st extension as the MIME type,
>thus showing it is a image file. However once it's clicked on ...
Yes, I'm aware of that one - this really was a .bmp
One of my younger clients explained that this was a common
trick and that there is a mechanism where it gets executed
I remain without understanding on that.
Jim Watt http://www.gibnet.com
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