Very long filenames?

Ken Goods KGoods at
Fri Jun 29 16:18:29 IST 2007

I received this notification this morning. 

Subject: Re: 
MessageID: l5TDre77020228
Quarantine: /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/20070629/l5TDre77020228
Report: MailScanner: Very long filenames are good signs of attacks against
Microsoft e-mail packages (TCA2AR759CAY3E.jpg)

I was just wondering how long is a *long* filename? This doesn't appear to
be excessive as we commonly get Word documents that are much longer. I
looked around but couldn't find the upper limit that triggers this rule.


Ken Goods
Network Administrator
CropUSA Insurance, Inc.

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