"Christians And The Internet" newsletter
CATI, Vol. 4 No. 6:  September 24, 2003



The latest revision of this issue of "CATI" can be accessed
on-line at http://traver.org/cati/archives/cati83.htm.  The
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Unless otherwise indicated, all material in this newsletter is
Copyright (C) 2003 by Barry Traver, All Rights Reserved.  See
the end of this issue for more information on "CATI."


If you get an e-mail note purporting to be from Microsoft and
containing a "security patch" as a file attachment, be assured
that the note is NOT from Microsoft.  Rather the "security
patch" that is supposed to protect you from a virus _is_ the

Here is Microsoft's policy:

"Microsoft never distributes software directly via e-mail.
We distribute software on physical media like CD ROMs and
floppy disks. We distribute upgrades via the Internet. When
we do this, the software will be available via our web site,
http://www.microsoft.com, or through
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/search.asp?. We
occasionally send e-mail to customers to inform them that
upgrades are available. However, the e-mail will only provide
links to the download sites -- we will never attach the
software itself to the e-mail. The links will always lead to
either our web site or our FTP site, never to a third-party
site. We always use Authenticode to digitally sign our
products and allow you to ensure that they have not been
tampered with.

"If you receive an e-mail that claims to contain software from
Microsoft, do not run the attachment. The safest course of
action is to delete the mail altogether. If you would like to
take additional action, report the e-mail to the sender's
Internet Service Provider. Most ISPs provide an "abuse" userid
for this purpose.


The e-mail virus message looks fairly authentic.  It makes use
of tables and graphics, and here is what it says:  "MS User
this is the latest version of security update, the 'September
2003, Cumulative Patch' update which fixes all known security
vulnerabilities affecting MS Internet Explorer, MS Outlook and
MS Outlook Express. Install now to maintain the security of
your computer from these vulnerabilities. This update includes
the functionality of all previously released patches."  Except
for the opening sentence not starting with a capital letter,
this sounds pretty persuasive, unless you know that "Microsoft
NEVER distributes software directly via e-mail" [emphasis

With this particular version, the "From:" address is also a
give-away.  For example, I got half a dozen such e-mails
today (fortunately Norton Antivirus picked them up), and the
"From:" address for one was "MS Corporation Internet Security
Division <rzxqbi@confidence.msn.net>."  The portion that says
"confidence.msn.net." looks like "confidence.man" to me!  The
"From:" address on another virus e-mail I received was "MS
Technical Assistance <aggsctkkynrpr@support.net>," which also
looks like a bogus account.  Yet another "From:" address from
yet another virus e-mail was this:  "MS Corporation Customer
Assistance <sanbfvtmrhhjolg@advisor.com>."  Note again the
garbage before the "@" sign.

Don't rely too much on the "From:" addresses, because those
can be "spoofed."  The more important point is this:  do
not open an e-mail attachment unless you know what it is and
that it really came from whom it says it came.  Even then,
run it through an antivirus program before you ever run the
program.  The Biblical doctrine of total depravity is a
realistic description of human nature, and the existence of
computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, etc., shows that man
will do wrong even when there is no earthly benefit from his
actions.  Christians need to be "wise as serpents, innocent
as doves" in response.

Here are some places where you can learn more about the worm,
which is known as worm.automat.ahb or W32/Swen.A@mm:

Cornell University: Hoax E-Mail on Campus

F-Prot:  W32/Swen.A@mm

Symantec: W32.Swen.A@mm Removal Tool


I'm looking for people who would be willing to beta-test my
Traver PuzzleBox software program.  Let's see if you meet the

First, what is the meaning of "beta-test"?  If you've had
Greek (and some CATI subscribers have), you already know what
a beta-test is.  A beta-test is what comes next after an
alpha-test!  (The Greek alphabet goes alpha, beta, gamma,
delta, etc.  In fact, we get our word "alphabet" from the
first two letters.)  That's simple, isn't it?! <grin>  But
such an answer doesn't really answer the question, so let's
try again.

"Beta test: In software and Web development, a beta test is the
second phase of testing in which a sampling of the intended
audience tries the product out. (Beta is the second letter of
the Greek alphabet.)  Originally, the term alpha test meant the
first phase of testing in a software development process....
Beta testing can be considered 'pre-release testing.'...."

Or again:

"1. In the {Real World}, software often goes through two stages
of testing: Alpha (in-house) and Beta (out-house?) [sic].
Software is said to be `in beta'. 2. Anything that is new and
experimental is in beta....  3. Beta software is notoriously
buggy, so `in beta' connotes flakiness.  Historical note:  More
formally, to beta-test is to test a pre-release (potentially
unreliable) version of a piece of software by making it
available to selected customers and users."

So "beta" software is essentially unperfected software.  (In
that respect, it is not much different from software that
has been officially released, such as Microsoft software
<grin>!)  It's exciting to be able to get to see software
before its official release, but it does mean that the
software you get is "potentially unreliable" or "buggy."

Unlike nasty things like viruses and worms, in this case
"buggy" simply means that a feature may not work as it is
supposed to work.  There should be no risk to your hard
drive or anything like that.  You will, however, need to
have Windows 95 or later (98, ME, NT, XP) in order to run
the program.  (Apologies to Mac or Linux users.)

The program has a special application:  assisting in Bible
memory work so that the "work" becomes "play."  Read on for
a full description of Traver PuzzleBox in "question and
answer" format.  (If, however, you have no interest in
Traver PuzzleBox, skip to the next article.)

What is "Traver PuzzleBox"?

Traver PuzzleBox is a computer program designed to be used
with a variety of types of puzzles, including jigsaw puzzles,
sliding-tile puzzles, and crossword puzzles. It comes with
samples of each, but you're not restricted to a limited number
of puzzles. You can create your own or download puzzles from
the Internet.

Specifically, for jigsaw puzzles you can use almost any
graphics file in any standard graphics format, including BMP,
GIF, JPG, and WMF. (Many GIF and JPG files are available on
the Internet, and you can create your own graphics files with
a paint program or digital camera.)

For text-tile puzzles you can use any text file from, say, 5
words long to, say, 105 words long. (Such files can easily be
created by using a simple text editor, such as Microsoft

For crossword puzzles you can download puzzles from the
Internet in AcrossLite format (used by USA Today and other
major newspapers), or you (or a friend) can create your own
files for use with Traver PuzzleBox using a simple text format
(and a simple text editor).  Crossword puzzles are not easy to
make, but commercial software is available to assist with the
task, if the idea catches your interest.

What is the general procedure for all puzzles?

Generally, here are the steps to follow: (1) Using the File
menu, load in a puzzle. (2) Using the Options menu, set up the
puzzle the way you like it. The specific options available
vary with the puzzle type loaded in. (Some other choices are
also available on other menus. Feel free to explore.) (3) Solve
the puzzle!

How do I work with picture puzzles?

Unlike other jigsaw puzzles you have done, here all the pieces
are the same shape (rectangular) and the same size, but the
purpose is the same:  rearrange the pieces so that they form a
picture. You can choose the number of pieces, from, say, 2 x 2
(suitable for young children) to 12 x 12 (challenging for most
adults). If you like, Traver PuzzleBox can keep you informed
concerning how many pieces are in the correct places.

There are two ways to move a piece: (1) click on the piece
you want to move and then click on the location where you want
to put it, or (2) click on a piece, "drag" it to where you
want it (you need to keep the left mouse button held down
during the dragging process), and release the mouse button.

As an alternative, you may occasionally wish to use the
sliding-tile mode approach to solving a picture jigsaw
puzzle. In this mode, just single-click on the piece you want
to move (but that piece must be adjacent to the empty square).

How does Bible memory fit in with jigsaw puzzles?

It depends on the picture you load in for the jigsaw puzzle.
Usually it's a picture of some kind (e.g., a landscape) with
a Scripture text superimposed.

How do I work with text puzzles?

You work with text puzzles the same way you work with picture
puzzles and with the same goal.  That is, you try to put the
pieces in the proper places (often so that the words display a
proverb or other one-sentence statement of wisdom). You can use
either the normal movements you use for jigsaw puzzles or a
special sliding-tile operation.

How does Bible memory fit in with text puzzles?

It depends on the text you load in for the sliding-tile text
puzzle.  Usually it's a Scripture text, and your job is to
put the words in the correct order.  (If you prefer, you can
solve it like you would a jigsaw puzzle rather than using
sliding-tile movement.)

How do I work with a standard crossword?

Ordinarily you will want to have "FrameWord" (which outlines
the current word with which you are working) and "Automotion"
(which automatically moves the highlight to the next square)
turned on.

Click on a square to highlight it. Click on the same square
again to turn off the highlight, or click on a different square
to highlight the new square. Type in a letter to fill in a
square, or press the Delete key to delete the contents of that
square. (You can also use the Backspace key to delete the
contents of the previous square.)

Press the Home key to go to the beginning of a word; press
the End key to go to the end of a word. Press Shift + Home or
Ctrl + Home to go to the beginning of the puzzle; press
Shift + End or Ctrl + Home to go to the end of the puzzle.

Left arrow, right arrow, up arrow, and down arrow will take
you to the next text square in that direction. Similarly,
Shift + left arrow, Shift + right arrow, Shift + up arrow, and
Shift + down arrow will take you to the beginning of the next
word in that direction.

Press the Enter key to toggle the direction of movement
between Across and Down. ("FrameWord" will show you the current
setting.) (You can also use Ctrl + left arrow or Ctrl + right
arrow to set the direction of movement to Across, or you can
use Ctrl + up arrow or Ctrl + down arrow to set the direction
of movement to Down.)

You can also go directly to the start of a numbered word by
typing in the number and pressing Enter. (In this situation,
your pressing Enter does not toggle direction of movement.)

All of this is friendlier than it may sound! Do not be afraid
to experiment with the different possibilities to see how they
all work. You'll find that you quickly learn efficient ways to
move around the crossword grid.  (Incidentally, pressing the
space bar will move you forwards one space without erasing any

What are "Jigsaw Crosswords"?

Jigsaw crosswords are an interesting (and very enjoyable)
innovation of Traver PuzzleBox. There are two ways in which
you can solve crossword puzzles with the program: not only is
there (1) standard style (where you are presented with the
grid and the clues, and it's up to you to supply the correct
letters), but there is also jigsaw crossword style (where you
are presented with the grid, the clues, and the correct letters
placed randomly, and it's up to you to rearrange the letters to
put the letters in the correct places!). When a letter is in the
correct place, the square turns yellow (if you like), so you can
see your progress as you work out the puzzle.

Warning: "jigsaw crosswords" can be addictive. (Fortunately,
the addiction is less harmful than other forms of addiction.)
Not only can you see your progress visibly (in a way where you
can be certain that what you have done is correct), but also
you will not be frustrated at the end by blank squares with
hopelessly esoteric or obscure clues.  While puzzle-solving, you
have the same intellectual stimulation as in standard style
solving, but you also have the encouragement of knowing that if
you are persistent all crossword puzzles can ultimately be
solved (and you may learn something new in the process).

How do I work with a jigsaw crossword?

You work with jigsaw crosswords the same way you work with
picture puzzles and text puzzles, and the goal is similar, but
here you try to move the letters to the proper squares so that
the resulting words match up with the related definitions.

What is another feature related to picture puzzles?

For pictures that are larger than the screen or rather small,
try "Fit Screen" under "Scale" on the main menu.

What is another feature related to text puzzles?

For text puzzles, you have your choice between "Read Text
Across" and "Read Text Down" on the "Options" menu.

What is another feature related to crossword puzzles?

If you get stuck in a crossword puzzle, you can use "Reveal
Letter," "Reveal Word Across," "Reveal Word Down," or even
"Reveal Entire Solution." All of these can be found on the
"Help" menu. (Also, with the simple click of a mouse, you can
download today's crossword from the Internet. See the "File"

What is another feature related to all puzzles?

If you get interrupted before you finish solving a puzzle, you
can use "Save Position" on the "File" menu to save your current
puzzle and position. When you are able to resume, use "Restore
Position" on the "File" menu to restore your earlier puzzle and

How does Bible memory fit in with crossword puzzles?

The content of certain crossword puzzles are oriented to
specific Bible passages.  Solving the puzzle thus involves
review of the text of Scripture.

If you are interested in beta-testing Traver PuzzleBox, send
your U.S. Postal Address to cati@traver.org and put "Traver
PuzzleBox" in the subject line.  Thanks in advance to those
subscribers who are willing to help out in this fashion.  I
can offer no financial reward, but if you beta-test the
program and provide feedback, you will be entitled to a
free copy of the perfected program.


CATI subscriber Mark Gibson asked me about me about C-Dilla
(a.k.a. cdilla).  You never heard of it?  Neither had I, but
it looks like we may be hearing more about it in the future.

Caution:  this article gets a bit technical, so if that's not
where you're at, you may want to skip it and go on to the next.

Here is Mark's note:

MG> I have a question for you...I run spybot search and destroy and it
MG> discovered a folder called CDilla as a potential spy problem...do
MG> you know what CDilla is?  I have no idea how I got it.  I didn't
MG> let the progam "fix" it or eliminate it, but I am not sure what to
MG> do with it or what it does.

Spyware, by the way, is spy software that installs itself on
your computer, usually without your (conscious) permission
and without your knowledge, so as to spy on what you are doing
and report back via the Internet to "headquarters."  I don't
intend to go deeply into the spyware question right now, but
spyware is part of what I call "malware" or bad software.  If
you want to know more, following are some useful resources for
dealing with "malware":

Adware, Spyware and other unwanted "malware" - and how to
    remove them



These three resources include links to many other helpful
resources.  Here are my two favorite anti-spyware programs
(and both of them are free):


SpyBot Search & Destroy

Now on to my reply to Mark concerning C-Dilla (or cdilla):

Short answer:  it might be something you need to run other
software, but Cdilla is such a headache that some people have
decided to give up on the software with which it came just so
as to be able to get rid of Cdilla (and it is definitely not
easy to uninstall it!).

Here are some comments from one Web page, reviewing the CD-ROM
version of the Oxford English Dictionary (which uses Cdilla
allegedly "for security purposes"):

"The main reason I uninstalled OED after using it for many
months is that it contains a security program that is called
Cdilla which is installed on a computer automatically along
with the dictionary. The dictionary will not work without it.
Cdilla seems controversial if articles on the Web are pursued,
but SpyBot, a respected spyware detecting program, insists that
it is spyware. I asked tech support at OED about it, and they
denied it was spyware. I'm not knowledgable enough to know
either way, but I finally removed both the Cdilla and OED
programs from my computer.

"Cdilla is extraordinarily difficult to remove once installed.
It does not come with an uninstall program...."

  --Manny Nosowsky, San Francisco

"Too bad the product [OED] is spoiled by the employment of
intrusive heavy-handed copy protection.

"OED uses the controversial Cdilla copy protect software,
which installs a very intrusive and tenacious presence on your
computer.  After installing OED on my computer, there appeared
ten separate Cdilla related files and programs. I discovered
that Cdilla is incompatible with many printer drivers. My HP
LaserJet 4100 would not work after Cdilla got through with my
computer. OED support is not very helpful when it comes to
Cdilla related problems. To me they seemed unconcerned and a
bit aloof. It appeared they knew of the problems with Cdilla
and were told to stonewall the issue.

"Because Cdilla must run every time you start OED, there is an
annoying lag before the OED screen comes up. Frequently error
messages appear when starting and stopping OED but the product
seems to work anyway. Also the installed product, from time to
time, wants to authenticate your computer to the original CD.
Too bad if you have misplaced the CD or are using a remote

"For the price one pays for this product [suggested retail
price: $3000.00!], Oxford University Press should do a better
job on the software engineering side of the OED. They have
protected their product well but at the expense of the customer
and end user."

Both of the preceding reviews can be found here:


If you do a Google search for "C-Dilla" or "cdilla," you'll
find lots of other material on the software, but essentially
C-Dilla is a copy-protection device that has the interests of
the company in view and little regard for the customer.

Some big names are involved here, such as Macrovision and
TurboTax, and here are a few representative articles:

TurboTax Fiasco (some of this is not easy reading)

C-Dilla AudioLok - The next CD Protection for Audio CD's

Here's a quotation from the latter article:

"IF YOU LIKE LISTENING to music CDs while working on your
computer, New Scientist has some bad news: a company has found
a way of preventing CDs being played on a computer's CD-ROM
drive. The idea is not to increase productivity in the office,
but to stop pirates copying CDs or sending CD-sourced music
across the Internet. It is not yet clear, however, whether
record companies will risk consumers' wrath by releasing discs
they can't play on their PCs."

And here's another a quoted section from another article:

"Macrovision's Safecast and Safedisc software has long been
suspected of being spyware and of making potentially unsafe
changes to a person's computer. While it turned out not to be
spyware (at least in this particular bundle), Safecast was
caught writing license information to a section of the hard
drive where it is not safe and is vulnerable to damage. Since
that area of the hard drive is not normally used by Windows,
any number of disk management programs could simply delete
this license information.

"Intuit also came under fire for the way they implemented
their new copy protection policy and the seemingly hostile
attitude towards consumers. This was exacerbated when several
tech support persons told people that they would be forced to
buy another license if they bought a new computer or hard
drive after activating their copy of TurboTax.  This was an
error on the part of the support personnel, but it fanned the
flames of consumer outrage over the entire situation. One
California attorney was so outraged that he has filed a lawsuit
against Intuit and is seeking class-action status."

The following article is not well-written grammatically, but
here are yet another person's comments on C-Dilla:

"Copy proction may be a necessary evil, but the Macrovision/
C-Dilla LMS system has gone too far when; 1. The Program being
installed and Macrovision/C-Dilla DO NOT INFORM THE USER that
this software is being installed, 2. That Macrovision/C-Dilla
in any manner ATTEMPS TO HIDE THEIR INSTALL from install
monitoring or registry tracking software, 3. That Macrovision/
C-Dilla DOES NOT UNINSTALL with the original software, when
it is removed/uninstalled from the system. Because C-dilla
requires a separate uninstall, which in all likelihood, the
user never knew existed."

In short, C-Dilla (or cdilla) is bad news for the consumer.
It can really mess up your computer.  If you can figure out
where you got it from, then you need to complain, and complain
loudly.  If SpyBot is able to remove it, then you can try that
and see what program stops working on your computer, but no
company should be allowed to mess around with your computer in
that way without your explicit permission and knowledge.

You might try writing to SpyBot (perhaps enclosing a
donation, if you have found their program helpful) and see
whether they can tell you anything more.  Otherwise you may
be largely at the mercy of those companies that use that form
of copy-protection. <sigh>

I'm sorry that I didn't have happier news to report.

P.S.  Do I have permission to quote you and mention you by
name if I write on this in a future issue of "CATI"?  No
arm-twisting here:  it's entirely your choice.  Even if I
don't mention you by name, though, I hope that you won't mind
my quoting what you said.

So stay away from C-Dilla (cdilla) if you can.  If you
cannot, then be aware that it can harm your system and
complain loudly if it does.  In my experience, heavy-
handed copy protection schemes don't stop the pirates:
they just cause lots of trouble to honest customers of
the program.  C-Dilla may not technically be spyware (it
may not report back to "headquarters"), but it's not
something good to have on your system.


NAPARC stands for "North American Presbyterian and Reformed
Council."  Following is the basis of the Council:

"Confessing Jesus Christ as only Savior and Sovereign Lord
over all of life, we affirm the basis of the fellowship of
Presbyterian and Reformed Churches to be full commitment to
the Bible in its entirety as the Word of God written, without
error in all its parts and to its teaching as set forth in
the Heidelberg Catechism, the Belgic Confession, the Canons
of Dordt, the Westminster Confession of Faith, and the
Westminster Larger and Shorter Catechisms...."

Here are the member denominations:

Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church
Korean-American Presbyterian Church
Orthodox Presbyterian Church
Presbyterian Church in America
Reformed Church in the U.S.
Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America

I'm in the process of putting together a directory of churches
in conservative Reformed denominations (primarily those in
NAPARC) that have Web pages.  In addition to the NAPARCd
denominations, I also intend to include in my own directory
congregations that belong to the United Reformed Churches in
North America, a denomination which holds similar convictions.

Unlike the previous listing published in 2000, this one will be
geographically based, and arranged alphabetically by state or
province.  We start with Alabama, Alaska, and Alberta:



Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Gary B. Spooner


Altadena Valley Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Bradford E. Allison

Faith Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  J. Alan Carter

Harvest Community Mission (PCA)
Pastor:  Michael L. Jones

Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Robert K. Flayhart

Red Mountain Mission (PCA)
Pastor:  R. Stephen Malone, Jr.

Reformed Heritage Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Reinaldo Ramos

Third Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Richard C. Trucks


First Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Paul S. Dixon


Pea River Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  James Pitts


Decatur Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Gregory J. Poole


First Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Thomas R. Carr


First Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Charley L. Chase


First Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  James A. Baxter


First Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  John K. Keen

Gulf Shores:

Grace Fellowship Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Richard A. Fennig


Covenant Family Fellowship (ARP)
Pastor:  Kerry Ptacek


Madison Community Pres. Church (ARP)
Pastor:  Roy N. Hulling

Southwood Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Michael W. Honeycutt

Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  William H. Smith


Providence OPC
Teacher:  Carl G. Russell


North Hills Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Dr. A. Bernhard Kuiper


Millbrook Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Alfred W. Bennett, Jr.


Monroeville Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  T. Brannon Bowman


Eastwood Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Aaron Fleming

Faith Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  E. Kirby Smith

First Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  William H. Wade, Jr.

Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Claude E. McRoberts, III


Community Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Burt H. Boykin, Jr.

Oak Hill:

Bethel A.R.P. Church (ARP)
Supply Pastor:  Henry Lewis Smith


Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Michael J. Alsup


Mount Calvary Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Philip W. Rich


First Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Ray H. Cureton

Rainbow City:

Rainbow Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Lea Adolph Clower


Selma RP Church (RPCNA)
Pastor:  Ralph Joseph



Faith OPC
Contact:  Jim Strong


Grace OPC
Pastor:  Martin Emmrich



Bethel United Reformed Church (URCNA)
Pastor:  Edward J. Marcusse

Woodgreen Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Frank T. Lanting


Crestwood Presbyterian Church (PCA)
Pastor:  Herbert E. Gibson
  http://www.crestwoodpca.org  Pacific Northwest  Rev.


Trinity Reformed Church (URCNA)
Associate Minister:  Jelle Tuininga

IMPORTANT:  Such a project is prone to error, so if you
notice any additions or corrections that ought to be made
to this list, please pass them along to cati@traver.org .
I apologize in advance for any errors or omissions.
Additions and corrections as needed will be published in
future issues of "CATI."  Thank you for your assistance!


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