College Bans Microsoft Outlook

from the too-many-viruses dept

In a backlash against all the viruses that seem to run through Microsoft Outlook holes, Cambridge women’s college Newnham has banned the use of Outlook and Outlook Express on campus. Apparently, their network admin folks were sick of cleaning after each virus mess, and are going to force people to use safer email clients. Of course, many viruses will still run no matter what client you’re using, but Outlook has a number of features that make it even more likely to get infected and pass on a virus.

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