Improving Outlook 2000 Security

Two Tips from

1) Disable HTML Scripts! If you are using Outlook 98 or Outlook 2000, increase the security for HTML mail by following these additional steps to control the security zone for Outlook messages: Use Tools | Options | Security to set the security zone for Outlook HTML mail to Restricted Sites. Click the Zone Settings button, then OK. Select Custom, and then click the Settings button. On the Security Settings dialog box, choose Disable for all options under these headings: ActiveX Controls and plugins Scripting Click OK three times to save the updated security settings. 

(ed: This helps prevent embedded scripts in email from accessing a lot of your other info)

2) Attachments - Moving Scripts and other executables (w/VBA w/o a virus scanner) Cool.
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  • ID: 149
    Date Updated:
    2003-12-23 00:22:55
    Date Created:
    2003-12-15 16:51:29


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