On Sat, 26 Jul 1997, Joseph Judge wrote:
> On the topic of "Internet virii" ... does the PointCast "autoupdate"
> feature make you nervous in its similarity to this ?
> "I'm pointcast and you need an update, ok?, yes ... then I'm
> pulling down a file in the clear to auto-extract and install on your PC ...
> - joe
I believe Pointcast use a secure connection. If not, then they need
to incorporate it. So, this situration does not worry as much as files
passing thru unprotected sites where anyone can replace the file in
transit with anything they like.
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