wine autorun utility

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at
Thu Jun 29 21:05:51 CDT 2006

Thursday, June 29, 2006, 7:37:16 PM, William Knop wrote:

> On Jun 29, 2006, at 8:59 PM, Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
>> Thursday, June 29, 2006, 12:02:38 PM, William Knop wrote:
>>> Having the ability to autorun cds is most definitely not a  
>>> misfeature.
>> Of course it's not. It's the perfect means of distributing trojans,  
>> backdoors,
>> rootkits and other very useful software an every CD, including DVDs  
>> and music
>> CDs.

> If your assuming said media is compromised in such a way, requiring  
> the user to manually run the executable will not protect him. The  
> fact is, most media is not compromised. Software publishers ensure  
> they are not. Most windows users can trust their software publishers.  
That's what SONY been telling all along...


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