[Dshield] Possible virus

Mercy Mercymail at mindspring.com
Sat Jun 22 04:14:14 GMT 2002


My vcf is not for advertising purposes.  And, i apologised.

My intentions were NOT to freak everyone out.

Mercy
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Sage" <jsage at finchhaven.com>
To: <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Friday, June 21, 2002 12:33 AM
Subject: Re: [Dshield] Possible virus


> On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 03:00:43PM -0700, Samuel wrote:
> > In my opinion, a vCard (vcf) is a reasonable exception. It is quite
common
> > for them to be sent. They are not an executable. If there is not any
> > vulnerability caused by opening them then it is reasonable to allow
them. Of
> > course I know it is much easier to suggest such a thing than to
implement.
>
> Well. Let's dig right in and disguise a malicious executable as a *.vcf
>
> Seems I recall that opening/previewing/double-clicking on stuff in
> Window$ has caused a *whole* lot of grief..
>
> *.vcf's are just more meaningless fluff.
>
> Ya wanna advertise yourself, get a cool .sig and be done with it...
>
>
> - John
> --
> "You are in a little maze of twisty passages, all different."
>
> PGP key      http://www.finchhaven.com/pages/gpg_pubkey.html
> Fingerprint  FE 97 0C 57 08 43 F3 EB 49 A1 0C D0 8E 0C D0 BE C8 38 CC B5
>
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