[unisog] Phishing targeting University Admissions

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Wed Jun 16 15:03:07 GMT 2004


On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 07:08:13 CDT, Eric Pancer <epancer at security.depaul.edu>  said:

> We do, as well. It seems to me that not accepting files with
> extensions is merely a horrible work around. What happens when a new
> virus comes out that names the attachment as foo.fi_ and tells the
> user to save the attachment as foo.zip, then open it? 

When said virus comes out, we'll all groan and say "Oh No, Not Again" just
like the potted petunia, because it's happened before. ;)
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