RE: [Full-Disclosure] A worm...

From: M. Osten (
Date: 06/27/03

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    Date: 26 Jun 2003 19:37:12 -0500

    On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 10:14, ATD wrote:
    > Yes,
    > 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.

    M. Osten
    Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.

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