RE: [Full-Disclosure] A worm...
From: M. Osten (lists_at_bleepyou.com)
To: Full-Disclosure <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 26 Jun 2003 19:37:12 -0500
On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 10:14, ATD wrote:
> And this was my point. Are the crafty "worm gods" creating worms that
> evade detection by using compression and other methods? If they are
> doing this, and if they are creating the "stealth worms" whats next. Zip
> files would be just one of hundreds of ways to hide worms. Maybe the
> virus scanning technology needs to be kicked up a notch or two.
Do most virus scanners *not* scan compressed files? We scan all
incoming mail using Amavis (on linux) with the NAI engine which does
scanning of all the common compression schemes.
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