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    Re: Bris Sextant
    From: Marcel Tschudin
    Date: 2005 Nov 1, 09:59 +0200

    >>>> I will also ask Bill, if he could make good
    >>>> pictures of my Bris sext. to post them on my web site.
    >>> Alex
    >>> Happy to help. As a woodworker and old-school graphic designer have lots
    >>> of
    >>> toys that can measure the angle for you to a degree or so.  Or just scan
    >>> it
    >>> and measure the angle in a new-school computer-graphics program.
    >>> Bill
    >> Bill
    >> My virus scan warned me that the above mail could be spoofed (possible
    >> fraud
    >> attempt). Bill, I hope you have a virus scan to check your computer.
    >> Marcel
    > Marcel
    > I do have protection, but possibly not up-to-date enough. That seems to be
    > a
    > day-to-day project these days. Macs are fairly bullet proof as the $%%&*
    > that design this stuff go after the 90%+ community (Microsoft), so I
    > perhaps
    > tend to be a bit more lax than I should be.  Outside of e-mail, I
    > sneaker-net files with other professionals, but have been bitten on
    > occasion
    > even then.
    > As to fraud, Alex and I live in the same city, and do face-to-face cel nav
    > on a semi-regular basis, so not clear what scam or fraud is likely in this
    > case.
    > I do appreciate your warning/concern.  If you have more information about
    > the reason for the alert, or the meaning of "spoofed" I would appreciate
    > knowing/learning the details.
    > Thank you very much,
    > Bill
    With the help of Google I found this explanation
    Please note that the warning indicated COULD BE. I only can recommend a
    virus protection which is updated online on a DAILY basis. There are several
    providers for virus protections; personally I am using the following one
    which, at a time, showed to have the shortest response between the
    appearance of a mal ware and the distribution of the corresponding
    P.S. Sorry, this has now nothing any more to do with Bris Sextant

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