[unisog] Phishing targeting University Admissions
liukang at bjpu.edu.cn
Wed Jun 16 15:00:30 GMT 2004
> OK: I agree. Now, let's get back to the real world. Users
> can use any client they want, and the overall organization
> lacks the will to impose a ban on certain mail clients
> because the clients' users insist they need them. Maybe they
> do too; I am not familiar with the non-mail components of
> certain software. It is impossible to train users
> effectively with a 5,000:1 ratio of users to user services
> staff and steady turnover. So all that's right out.
> Blocking attachments by extension saves us about $30,000
> worth of anti-virus software licensing and additional
> hardware to process scanning. That sounds good to me.
Have you ever considered using DNSBL or SPF (sender policy framework),
those may block most "fake" emails, especially worms, I think. :-)
System and Network Op.
Beijing University of Technology
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