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Re: VIRUSES


Patrick,

You are a god. Anyone open minded enough to listen and change their mind 
is a hero in my eyes!


Patrick Orr wrote:

> lol!  Cathy, you are probably not the only one feeling this way. 
> Not being a network admin, I forget about thread volumes and such, and 
> you are right, there is a better venue than this. To store VIR 
> messages would be taking up room more suited for irises.
> I see your point!  I want to keep this forum and not overextend it 
> anymore than it is.
>  
> Thank you!
> Patrick
>
>     ----- Original Message -----
>     *From:* Catherine Button <mailto:cathy@pav.research.panasonic.com>
>     *To:* iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
>     <mailto:iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
>     *Sent:* Wednesday, September 08, 2004 10:15 AM
>     *Subject:* Re: [iris-photos] VIRUSES
>
>     I hear your opinion on this and have to disagree - STRONGLY!
>     This is not the appropriate venue for this type of discussion. If
>     there
>     were no other place you could get this info, then maybe. But
>     mostly not.
>     This list and even the iris list which is more suited to a discussion
>     type of posting, have days that are high volume with threads that
>     many
>     members might not be interested in. This would exacerbate the problem.
>
>     You always have the option to join a list that expressly gives
>     advance
>     warnings of viruses or worms or a general chat list or a computer
>     platform specific list or subscribe to your anti-virus provider's
>     list.
>     But please, not here.
>
>     As a network admin, I already have to live, eat, breathe and sleep
>     this
>     stuff. Put posts about viruses on what is supposed to be a iris
>     list in
>     pursuit of photos and discussions related to iris, and well, it's
>     supposed to be fun and interesting - NOT WORK. I would hate to
>     vote with
>     my feet...
>
>     cathy
>
>     Patrick Orr wrote:
>
>     > I would like to see a subject tag VIR to be added for Virus
>     Messages
>     > being posted to Iris-Talk/Iris-Photos. Obviously, these messages
>     are
>     > important to some people.  With a subject tag, they can be filtered.
>     > 
>     > I feel the virus alerts on iris-talk have value in the fact that
>     they
>     > alert us when things do show up, they gently remind us to update
>     our
>     > virus definitions if we have been procrastinating, and they confirm
>     > that we are not the only ones who get them.
>     > 
>     > New viruses are created every day, and occasionally, I have been
>     > victim of a virus that was so new neither Norton or McAffee knew
>     about
>     > it.  This happened just a while ago with a Bagel virus that really
>     > played havoc on my system.  I got the virus a couple of days before
>     > McAfee and Norton had a solution for it.
>     > 
>     > (This is one of the main reasons I detest chain letters, or
>     anything
>     > that is FW:fw:fw:fw, etc.  Chain letters and the like are a hackers
>     > best method for distributing a /newly/ created virus that your
>     > Antivirus software doesn't know about yet.)
>     > 
>     > It has been made quite clear in the past that everyone should
>     have the
>     > most recent, current, and updated virus program possible, but the
>     > reality of the situation is that not everyone is as technically
>     > minded, nor does everyone wish to have their computer set to
>     automatic
>     > for updates.
>     > 
>     > In addition to that, it has been reported recently, that some
>     > (granted, very rare instances) viruses, worms, and/or trojans
>     /have/
>     > been getting through some antivirus programs, even when they are
>     > completely updated and aware of them. Hackers are getting more
>     > creative with their viruses every day.
>     > 
>     > Respectfully submitted as something to consider,
>     > Patrick Orr
>     > Phoenix, AZ  Zone 9
>     > USA
>     > 
>     > 
>     > 
>     > 
>     > 
>     > 
>     > 
>     > 
>     > John Jones wrote:
>     > 
>     > >If you have questions or concerns email me privately, but
>     please do
>     > not post messages to the list alerting >people to a virused
>     message.
>     > If they don't have a virus checker, it is too late because they
>     > already received >the infected message.
>     >
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