Email security issues

Stephen Sprunk stephen at
Mon Nov 10 20:16:35 UTC 2003

Thus spake "Brian Bruns" <bruns at>
> This is one of those times where either PGP/GPG or these digital ID things
> in Outlook/Outlook Express would come in handy.  Not that I would expect
> normal users to bother to check to see if the sig is legit or not,
> considering these are the same people who seem to have no problem opening
> zip file and running an exe in it (ala MiMail).

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