[Mailman-Users] Options page bombing out on a security violation
ptomblin at xcski.com
Tue Jan 2 22:52:32 CET 2007
Quoting Hank van Cleef (vancleef at lostwells.net):
> I'm attaching a user's description of something about 20 of my users are
> reporting on a fresh install of Mailman 2.1.9 I've edited the user
> identity, and am including configuration info following the forwarded
> mail. I'm baffled, because I cannot get this problem to happen from
> any of the systems at my site, and some users (unfortunately, all of
> the computer-literate types who might be able to help) aren't getting it
> > I too am suffering from the
> > "High security alert!!!
> > You are not permitted to download the file "user at userdomain.com".
> > URL = http://firstname.lastname@example.org"
> > when trying to switch off the mail
This looks like some stupid "security" feature on their browser that is
supposed to prevent them from downloading something dangerous. I bet all
20 of them have installed the same anti-virus or anti-phishing software,
or "upgraded" to IE 7. Tell them to use Firefox.
Paul Tomblin <ptomblin at xcski.com> http://blog.xcski.com/
Knuth is definitely the bastard something from hell. I just admire him
from a distance, it's safer.
-- Peter da Silva
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