> The latest Bagle viruses include zip files which are password protected
> - The mail body includes the password so that uninformed users will use
> this to open the zip, and thus propagate the virus.
>> Anti-Virus products cannot open the zip due to the fact that it is
> password protected (this is the reason behind the password protection).
>> Might be worth telling your users to not open any zip files that require
> a password - Most likely this will be bagle.
The virus writers are getting very smart. One of the ways companies allow
zips and other such files to pass the mailscanners is to do exactly that.
Its the only way I can mail outside of work with attached files - apart
from using my webmail that is :--)
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