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From: listas at (listas)
Subject: .hta virus analysys 

Here you get the responses at your answers:
"We all know what a .HTM file. But what about a .HTA file? The two are  
closely related, yet very different. Let me explain.
The letters HTA are meant to stand for HTML Application. The technology  
was developed by Microsoft, so is a proprietary concept, and only works  
in conjunction with Internet Explorer (specifically version 5 and  

Check this: 


El 20/11/2003, a las 5:46, Valdis.Kletnieks escribi?:

> On Wed, 19 Nov 2003 18:50:12 PST, bryce <>  said:
>> 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??
> Well.. there's two questions here:
> 1) What program is *supposed* to interpret .hta files?
> 2) What program(s) can be induced to try to do so?
> and the implied third question:
> 3) What leverage can you get from the difference between 1 and 2?
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