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[aprssig] RE: APRS files

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Jul 2 15:07:00 UTC 2007


General reminder for the APRSSIG.  Don't send anyone any .EXE or
.ZIP or many other types of files, because in today's SPAM/VIRUS
dominated world of email the recepient simply wont even get the
email.  And wont even be aware that it was trapped.  If you want
to send someone a file, then send them a separate email w/o
attachemnt for confirmation.
>
> I just happened to see your email to me about symbols with an
> attached.zip file.
> 
> Of course, it was trapped by the firewall and I cannot even
see
> the email, much less the attachment.
> 
> If there is something you want me to see, it cannot be sent as
a
> .EXE or as a .ZIP file because this causes the message to be
> trapped at my servers firewall, and I don't even get to see
the
> message.
> 
> It was just lucky that I saw it was on the trapped list while
the 
> sysadmin was cleaning up stuff..  I
> hever have time to look at the 200 spams a day that the server
> traps.
> 
> Bob
> 
> 





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