Re: Downloading from the intranet server risks

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Subject: Re: Downloading from the intranet server risks
Posted by:  imhotep (imhotep@nospam.com)
Date: Fri, 09 Jun 2006

donotspam wrote:

> 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

...there some vulerabilites in Word currently. However, would you consider
something else. Instead of people downloading your form, why not do it from
your web site (via a web page)...

Imhotep

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