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Re: Mobile code security (was Re: rr style scanning of non-customers)

  • From: Brandon Butterworth
  • Date: Mon Jun 16 10:46:15 2003

> the thing that actually burns my hash, is when my spam
> complaints or noc correspondance are robotically bounced because they
> contain dangerous mime attachments of type "message/rfc822" (spam
> examples) or "text/plain" (traceroute or tcpdump output). if your noc
> or abusedesk has such a robot protecting it, you ought to be ashamed.

Or they may be happy thinking their NOC is more 0day virus proof rather
than hoping a 3rd party will update their scanner in time

Who'd want to risk the NOC falling to the same problem that's just
taken out the network they're trying to fix?

brandon





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