[unisog] Dropping executables - who does it?

Mike Meredith mike.meredith at port.ac.uk
Tue Feb 3 09:46:34 GMT 2004

On Mon, 02 Feb 2004 13:01:13 -0500, Thomas DuVally wrote:
> It's something that I know a lot of virus/mail gateway software can
> do, but are a lot of schools doing that?

We've been refusing mails with executables attached for a few years now.
Anyone who queries this gets asked to ZIP the file before sending ...
nobody has ever had a problem with this.

Mike Meredith, Senior Informatics Officer
University of Portsmouth: Hostmaster, Postmaster and Security 
  So I think I'm becoming a geek vampire. Damn. Hate when that happens.
                       -- Davezilla
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