HIPPA password protected zip files
ebruce at HPMICH.COM
Tue Oct 25 17:21:12 IST 2005
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Information Services wrote:
> I can also set it to a path with a ruleset. I would much rather set a
> path instead of letting password protected zip files come through
> unchecked. From reading the MailScanner.conf file, and other posts,
> it is not a wise idea to allow password protected zip files, but for
> some clarity, even if you did allow these files, the antivirus
> programs used in conjunction with mailscanner should still work
> properly and notice virus related password protected zip's right?
No, if by password protected you mean encrypted. There is no way to
detect a virus in an encrypted file until its is unencrypted, which MS
> In either case, what would be the proper format to create a ruleset to
> allow HIPPA related password protected zip files?
You have to determine that. I would suggest using the IP address and not
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