Hi (virus alert)

Mike Hearn mike at theoretic.com
Mon Jan 19 07:55:37 CST 2004

On Mon, 19 Jan 2004 03:03:31 -0800, Joshua Walker wrote:
> 3) If Microsoft just removed the ability to run
> executables from Outlook, and made it so the user
> would have to "activate" it via a executable
> permission (Chmod 755 wsmktvxhew.exe) 99% of these
> things won't even propgate. 

I don't really believe that, to be honest. People choose to run these
things, if they have to go through some meaningless mechanical ritual in
order to run it they will anyway. I mean, it's not like their finger slips
and they say "oops looks like I clicked the virus, ah well".

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