On Thu, 4 May 2000, Brian Scanlan wrote:
Why the big deal made over some stupid Windows virus?
and it's not even a virus! It's the unix equivalent of a shell
script! And it's only possible cause of the massive security flaws of
Outlook and MS's whole COM/VB integration mentality.
This isn't a virus, this isn't even malicious. It's just showing up
Outlook on Windows for what it really is: *A remote shell*.
And all the bloody media coverage made me sick. Only one report that
i saw even made the merest mention that this was /only/ an Outlook
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie
PGP5 key: http://www.clubi.ie/jakma/publickey.txt
In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls.
-- Lenny Bruce
 or whatever they're calling it at the moment.
 Pine had a bug a while ago with the same effect.
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