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RE: EMAIL != FTP
From: "Robert Blayzor" <rblayzor () thebiz net>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2001 11:45:13 -0400



      Sorry, can't resist replying here.  In my limited (7 years)
experience, 99% of all large file transfers via e-mail consist of dancing
babies, horny snowmen, clumsy reindeer/monkeys/people movie clips.  Oh,
did I mention the plethora of cutesy jack-o-lanterns around October
31st?  I also find it remarkable that no one seems to protect these
'sensitive' documents with PGP or another encryption method since we all
know that e-mail is in plain text.  What were you saying about ftp being
insecure?

Right, but let's not leave out the attchment honorable mentions, things like
ILOVEYOU, Snowwhite, etc.  ;-)  Perfect example of how email attachments can
start a wildfire.

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Robert Blayzor         IP Network Engineer, BOFH     BiznessOnline.com, Inc.
rblayzor () thebiz net          noc () thebiz net           http://www.thebiz.net/

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