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Re: [K12OSN] some scripting help



On Tuesday 15 May 2007 01:09:07 Micha Silver wrote:
> Ray Garza wrote:
> >On Sunday 13 May 2007 13:42:24 Micha Silver wrote:
> > beginning of the filename and attach ".jpg" to the end.
> >
> >>After reading everyone's excellent answers, I'm left curious as to what
> >>adding the ".jpg" extension will do. Some (many) of the cached files
> >>will be html files afterall.
> >
> >My boss likes to check the jpg files in the cache of each account on a
> > regular basis. Firefox doesn't use the file extensions in the cache but
> > if you tack a .jpg at the end, the files that are actually jpg's will
> > show up as thumb nails on his xp box.
>
> Ahhh, so an innocent student (or maybe not so innocent) browses to some
> nasty site, caches some image based malware, and your boss's WinXP
> computer happily gets infected??!!

Ya, your probably right but that will not deter him. I'm not going to debate 
the wisdom of this. I've already gone over the pros and cons with him and 
this is what he wants to do. 


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