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From: nick at virus-l.demon.co.uk (Nick FitzGerald)
Subject: .hta virus analysys

bryce <lord_ph@...cast.net> wrote:

> I'm new to this list, and sorta new to security on a computer. But can 
> someone tell me what program runs a .hta file??

If you have to ask that then you really shouldn't even be thinking of 
"playing with it" should you?

I suggest that this is an example of a very good reason to _not_ allow 
messages with such attachments (though having the mail server 
distinguish them from other "possibly acceptable" atatchments such as C 
or PERL PoCs and the like would be non-trivial...).


Regards,

Nick FitzGerald


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