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DoD forbids HTML in email

Post by APE » Sun Dec 24, 2006 4:44 pm

http://www.fcw.com/article97178-12-22-06-Web
Due to an increased network threat condition, the Defense Department is blocking all HTML-based e-mail messages and has banned the use of Outlook Web Access e-mail applications, according to a spokesman for the Joint Task Force for Global Network Operations.

An internal message available on the Internet from the Defense Security Service (DSS) states that JTF-GNO raised the network threat condition from Information Condition 5, which indicates normal operating conditions, to Infocon 4 ?in the face of continuing and sophisticated threats? against Defense Department networks.
They still haven't realized that the computer that has the B2 Bomber plans doesn't need to be internet accessable. These idiots are supposed to be helping to keep our country safe but can't seem to figure out the basics of network security.
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Post by greay » Tue Dec 26, 2006 2:54 pm

so <blink>WARNING! WARNING!</blink> is out?
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Post by AuroEdge » Fri Dec 29, 2006 8:14 pm

All lies. If I wanted I could still access HTML based email on DoD computers today.
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