On Tuesday 09 September 2003 09:17 am, Timms, Simon wrote: > Jerry McAllister wrote: > >> Below the message, however, were two blocks of gibberish. Both blocks > > begin > > >> with a "begin" line and end with an "end" line. There is no indication > > that > > >> Kmail included an attachment in-line within the email. > >> > >> Is it possible that the code was needed to access the web page? If so, > >> I > >> > >> don't understand how clicking on the web address would send or use the > > blocks > > >> of code. > > I don't think so, I don't see any method by which these blocks of code > could or would be used to access a webpage. > > >> Should I worry about these blocks of code? > > > >Yes, you should. > >Do not trust any unsolicited code and be cautious of that > >which you did request. > > It sounds to me like this "code" might be a pgp key or signature. Even if > it is malicious code then chances are pretty good that it isn't going to > run on FreeBSD. I don't think there are too many e-mail distributed > viruses for Unix like systems, I can't think of a single one. If you're > really curious then install vm ware and run the code inside there, it > should provide a very secure sandbox. > > Worry Factor 2 - nothing much to worry about >
Thanks. Andrew _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"