Checking Suspected E-Mails

Mon Jun 19 16:48:24 IST 2006

The report that I am seeing is the following:


MailScanner: Files containing  CLSID's are trying to hide their real type


If the resumes were sent as HTML files, it is possible they are innocuous.
Still, it probably would be better to have the sender resend them in a format

other than HTML. Your thoughts?





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Subject: Re: Checking Suspected E-Mails


The useful information is in the Attachment-Warning.txt attachment that has been
attached to his message, in replacement of the original file.

Read *all* of it.


On 19 Jun 2006, at 16:26, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:

Hi there -


One of users of our server received several e-mails indicating that a "Bad
Filename was Detected". The e-mails in question

were resumes that were sent to him from a recruiting company. The user has asked
if there is a way to determine if the

e-mails are truly suspect. 


What would be the best way to determine this? Thanks. 


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