new nasty email virus trick to bypass scanners
priyantha at wightman.ca
Thu Dec 4 15:47:57 UTC 2003
> At 09:53 PM 03/12/2003, Jamie Reid wrote:
> The other thing that worries me is that those who rely on
> their ISP to scan
> for viruses, a false sense of security can come into play.
> In the case of
> these types of email viruses, the user might think the file
> is OK because
> it was scanned.
The AVScanner should indicate that the file couldn't scan because it is
password protected and hence opening the file may be risky.
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