Security: is "Good Times" now for real?
- The Good
Times scare has been around for years, constantly re-appearing
under a new name. Until recently it was just an unwarranted scare
("don't read any message with subject 'kumquats'; it'll
destroy your hard disk and rot your brain!").
- It's now possible for this to happen!
- - if you have an older version of netscape
- - if netscape is set up show attachments "inline"
- In general, consider the
source of an attachment in a MIME message before
reading it into an application. Hopefully, we can trust mail from
within NRAO (but watch for forged headers!). Be careful with
anonymous or free web-based mail addresses such as hotmail, yahoo,