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Human Nature vs. Security

by Donna Buenaventura / March 30, 2004 2:27 PM PST

Six months ago, zip files were the most reliable way to get MS-Word documents, batch files, and other potentially harmful file types through filtering gateways. Zip files are now regarded as rats carrying the plague.

Social engineering in the latest crop of viruses has people jumping through hoops to open malicious attachments. How do we change the pattern?

http://www.securityfocus.com/columnists/231

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