On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 08:36:18AM +0400, Sergey Zaharchenko wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 08:32:49PM -0600,
>  Dan MacMillan probably wrote:
> > From: Sergey Zaharchenko at June 16, 2004 06:18
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 11:38:38AM +0100,
> > >  Matthew Seaman probably wrote:
> > >
> > > > Heh.  There's nothing to worry about -- I don't own or use any Windows
> > > > boxes, so there's no chance of picking up a worm from my e-mails.
> > >
> > > However, this won't save you from picking up a worm which has forged its
> > > mail's `From' address to be [EMAIL PROTECTED], or any other
> > > address... so unless you change your OS and/or mailer to something more
> > > secure, it's still a good idea to stay alert.
> > 
> > On the other hand, the fact that Matthew signs all his email means we always
> > know who to blame.  :)

More to the point, you know that if it's signed by my key, it's from
me, even if I do occasionally slip up and use the work e-mail address
when I should be using my personal one (Bad mutt! No biscuit!)
> Sure --- but his signatures mean nothing to Graham as long as he uses
> Outlook, which was the original problem :)

Unless, of course he has visited http://www.pgpi.org/ and downloaded
one of the free Windows version of PGPi which includes a plugin for


Although it seems that PGP Corp have decided that the latest versions
of their software will only include the e-mail plugin in the pay-for
variant.  Dunno if that software will work with WinXP either.  But
thems the breaks when you use commercial OSes.



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                       26 The Paddocks
                                                      Savill Way
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey         Marlow
Tel: +44 1628 476614                                  Bucks., SL7 1TH UK

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