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File an Extension

To request extra time to complete one's tax return for a year. It is common to file an extension if one does not gather all relevant information or complete all forms by the deadline. For example, one may file an extension on one's federal taxes from April 15 to October 15.
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Explanations of each of these file extensions is listed in Chapter 4 of this book.
Or, use an "Extensions View" to see the sizes taken up by the various file extensions.
The worm also harvests e-mail addresses for further spreading from various file extensions.
IIJ's proprietary anti-spam solution uses a three-pronged approach to stop large mass mail transmissions before they reach a customer's system: (1) Mail volume control, which checks the number of messages received in a certain unit of time to determine when large volume mail transmissions are occurring, (2) Access control, which uses IP addresses and sender/receiver information to interrupt or restrict mail from specific sources, and (3) File extension filtering, which interrupts or restricts messages with file attachments that have certain file extensions.
Both tests are aimed at providing Outlook XP administrators with a method of determining if networks are vulnerable to either CLSID file extensions or malformed HTA file extensions.
Email attachments that have file names or file extensions specified as suspect are blocked.
0 allows administrators to decide which file extensions or links can be transferred over IM, thus prohibiting more dangerous transfers and defeating attempts to lure employees to malicious sites.
B employs successful social engineering techniques similar to MyDoom to infect users, such as misleading icon images and double file extensions.
Nearly 11,000 file extensions used by different operating systems and hundreds of applications are identified.
a developer of software modules to secure, accelerate and customize Microsoft's Internet Information Server (IIS), introduces PageXchanger: an IIS server module that permits the removal of file extensions from URLs and source code.
The scrap object (SHS) extension does not appear in Windows Explorer even if all file extensions are displayed.