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From: dave at horsfall.org (Dave Horsfall)
Subject: viruses being sent to this list

On Tue, 23 Mar 2004, Paul Schmehl wrote:

> > Yeah, that's pretty close to my recollection.  I thought it ironic that
> > this list -- a security list -- is populated by some infected idiots,
> > but there you go.
> >
> Why leap to that conclusion?  There are two more plausible possibilities.
> 1) Viruses are sending mail to the list address.

They'd have to forge a member's address as well.

> 2) Malicious individuals are sending viruses to the list.

That is also possible.

> Why is it that people on this list, *in general*, tend to always assume the
> worst of others in every situation?

Because I'd take stupidity over malice any day; it's much more abundant.

-- Dave


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