1996-12-18 - Re: WARNING: VIRUS: [Was: Re: Encryption to the poors]

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: f2bb6f4f56f6e8be8421eb452857adf4cc5ad17372cb3a46cabda2c1839279a5
Message ID: <HkZ5yD6w165w@bwalk.dm.com>
Reply To: <32B7D488.B6B@sk.sympatico.ca>
UTC Datetime: 1996-12-18 15:24:41 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 18 Dec 1996 07:24:41 -0800 (PST)

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 1996 07:24:41 -0800 (PST)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: WARNING: VIRUS: [Was: Re: Encryption to the poors]
In-Reply-To: <32B7D488.B6B@sk.sympatico.ca>
Message-ID: <HkZ5yD6w165w@bwalk.dm.com>
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Carl Johnson <toto@sk.sympatico.ca> writes:
> Alexander Chislenko wrote:
> > The last message from Fuck@yourself.up contained a dirBomb
> > virus as an attachment; file name GREETS.COM
> > Make sure you don't execute it.
> Good idea.
> I made that mistake when I got eMail from ThisIs@A.Bomb.
> What could I have been thinking?

You were probably thinking that cryptography is "kewl" and that any
juvenile computer nerd can use fancy phrases like "brute force attacks
on one-time pads" without understanding what he's talking about and
sound as "kewl" as Paul Bradley.  Right?


Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM
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