Re: Downloading from the intranet server risks

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Subject: Re: Downloading from the intranet server risks
Posted by:  Roger Abell [MVP] (mvpNoSp…@asu.edu)
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006

The risks are not really in what might happened to what is being
downloaded as it is downloaded, but in that it is to begin with.
If you control the source while it is there available for download
then you pretty much control what would be on the machines
that have downloaded it.

"danka" <borko…@algonquincollege.com.(donotspam)> wrote in message
news:455223E5-97EA-49C7-8004-96BB8621E1…@microsoft.com...
> Hello:
>
> I would like to design a fill-in form using Microsoft Word and publish it
> for downloading on the
> internal web site.  People would download the form and have it saved on
> the
> local machines.  Are there any known issues related to viruses when such a
> form is downloaded from the Web server and save it from the server
> location.
>
> Is there any more risk with Word form then PDF forms?  (as far as I know
> you
> cannot save PDF forms with Acrobat Reader).  I would like to use Word form
> but I am concerned with the virus risks?
>
> Can you advise
> --
> danka

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Downloading from the intranet server risks posted by danka on Wed, 7 Jun 2006