RE: Novarg - Stopping .Zip Files

jamesworld_at_intelligencia.com
Date: 01/28/04

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    To: "Tom Milliner" <milliner@gdar.org>
    
    

    Absolutely.

    Cisco Security Agent

    http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/secursw/ps5057/index.html

    Let me know if you have more questions about it.

    -James

    At 10:53 01/28/2004, Tom Milliner wrote:
    >
    >Could someone tell me if there is an IPS solution
    >which could be quickly programmed to stop .zip
    >files? I wish we could have stopped .zip files long
    >enough for our anti-virus program to get its updates.
    >
    >Tom Milliner, CPA, MCSE
    >Director of Information Services
    >Greater Dallas Assc of Realtors
    >8201 N. Stemmons Frwy
    >Dallas, TX 75247
    >www.gdar.org
    >mail to: milliner@gdar.org
    >(214) 540-2741
    >
    >
    >-----Original Message-----
    >From: sloppy seconds [mailto:beleguese@yahoo.com]
    >Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 10:32 PM
    >To: incidents@securityfocus.com
    >Subject: Novarg
    >
    >To all,
    >
    >Yes as many of you have noticed Novarg is spreading
    >fast. I work for a large international corporation and
    >we have seen extensive infiltration. However, this
    >worm has not proved to be as "damaging" as some may
    >claim. The scary part is that our investment in AV
    >solutions (Trend, Symantec, et al...) has not
    >protected us. We are now reconsidering our stance on
    >allowing .ZIP files in Email.
    >
    >We engineered our own cleaning utility hours before
    >our AV vendors even had signatures. Infecting lab
    >clients and using diff tools...etc
    >
    > >From a network perspective we are watching for the
    >supposed DOS against SCO.
    >
    >We have had the outbreak under control just a few
    >hours after it's inception.
    >
    >Anyone care to contribute their experience?
    >
    >Thanks,
    >Beleguese
    >
    >
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