[Mimedefang] Unsafe file types

Jon R. Kibler Jon.Kibler at aset.com
Sun Nov 30 10:53:40 EST 2003

"David F. Skoll" wrote:
> At Roaring Penguin, we solve the problem by not running Windoze.
> I realize that many people feel this is not an option.

I agree. We are trying to get there. Wish all our customers would too!

> To be super-safe, you should look at the file name, and also the
> file contents -- if the first few bytes of the file match a Windoze
> executable signature, you should probably prevent delivery.

This is the best idea I have heard yet... suggestions on how to implement it?

Again, thanks!

Jon R. Kibler
Chief Technical Officer
A.S.E.T., Inc.
Charleston, SC  USA
(843) 849-8214



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