Getting DOS Attack errors

Kevin Spicer kevins at BMRB.CO.UK
Thu Oct 16 20:43:31 IST 2003

On Thu, 2003-10-16 at 19:04, MailScanner Mailbox wrote:

>Hello All

>We have a fellow that is trying to send an email to one of our members
>that contains a zipped attachment. It is named simply enough DISK2.ZIP
>contained in the zip file is an update to a program that one of our
>members uses.

>I have obtained a copy of the zip file and scanned it, it contains no
>virus's. I have unzipped it and re-zipped but still get the same error.
>my knowledge this is the first time it has happened.

For some reason this file (in its zipped state) is causing your virus
scanner to time out.  Is it particularly large?  Does it expand to many
times its original size when unzipped?

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