Quarantining password-protected ZIPs?
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Thu Dec 3 09:08:00 GMT 2009
Look in MailScanner.conf and search for "Zip-Password". That way you can
stop them being treated as "Silent Viruses" and so they will be
quarantined and so on for you.
On 02/12/2009 16:16, Antony Stone wrote:
> MailScanner has a nice feature to detect when an attachment contains a
> password-protected ZIP file, and you can specify whether such attachments are
> permitted or not.
> I would like to block such attachments by default, storing them in quarantine,
> and send a notification message to the recipient, or the postmaster, so that
> if the email is from a trusted source, it can be released and delivered.
> However, it appears that if a password-protected zip file is discovered, it is
> treated as though it's a virus, and therefore:
> a) the original email is thrown away and can't be delivered later
> b) no notification can be sent to the recipient or the postmaster unless they
> get these for real viruses too
> I hope I am I missing something about the configuration options:
> - Is it possible to treat password-protected ZIPs like spam instead of like
> - Is it possible to quarantine such attachments, without quarantining all
> viruses (or archiving all email)?
> I hope someone can help,
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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