Continuing the Outlook / Firewall discussion (1/2 OT?)

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Subject: Continuing the Outlook / Firewall discussion (1/2 OT?)
Posted by:  Kierkecaat (to…@nottobe.org)
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2004

A speculative question from a moderate user w/ POP accounts.

If one were to set up firewall rules the limited Outlook's
unsupervised access only the POP and SMTP IP addresses and ports
25/110 outgoing only, and if one were to use a script checker/blocker
and virus scanner, and if one were to disable the preview screen
(probably a redundant step), how safe would you consider using Outlook
to be, and what risks would still be a concern?

Thanks, KC

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