[LINK] Re: Limit Email Size to Reduce Carbon Emissions?

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Fri Nov 30 16:36:04 AEDT 2007

Pilcher, Fred wrote:

> This is a battle I've been fighting in my organisation for many years.
> My latest salvo is a brief treatise on managing e-mail including an
> admonition to use plain text.
> My main thrust is space saving, but something I've often heard is that,
> because of its propensity to carry malware, some/many
> people/organisations block incoming HTML mail. Can anyone point me to
> any evidence or figures supporting that proposition?

A quick bit of googling found that malware delivery by email is on the
decline and is being rapidly replaced by a growing number (5000 per day)
of web-based attacks that do the same job.

The google: "malware delivery by email microsoft windows"

A starting point with further links:



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