[MPlayer-dev-eng] URGENT ASSISTANCE
arpi at thot.banki.hu
Tue Sep 17 03:12:53 CEST 2002
> > > What about klez and other source-forging virii?
> > Everyone using vuln mailers and no mailscanner soft deservers to be banned!
> Umm, I don't think you understand. If some idiot who's ever sent email
> to you, or received email from you, runs one of these dumb viruses, it
> randomly picks a fake source address to remail itself out as, and it
> can *and will* sometimes pick your address. This you get banned for
> having stupid friends (or non-friends who just happened to get your
> email address somewhere, e.g. from subscribing to mplayer list).
but calculate the probability of it...
when will this lamer with the virii know both your adderss and the list
address at teh same time, and send a virii to the list using your address?
yes it is possible in theory but imho not too often in practice...
> BTW, that reminds me.... Could we have the mplayer lists strip out all
> email addresses from the headers, and just put the list addresses,
> like in the archives? That would prevent lamers from sending (or
> cc'ing) replies to individuals rather than to the list, which gets
> really annoying. It would also prevent email addresses from getting
> picked up by spammers.
afaik mailman doesn't support this
A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team
Developer of MPlayer, the Movie Player for Linux - http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu
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