[Dshield] Re: Email blocking security question

Anu Nayar anu.nayar.j8nl at statefarm.com
Thu Mar 6 00:09:24 GMT 2003


..pps, .shs, .lnk

-----Original Message-----
From: josh at raintreeinc.com [mailto:josh at raintreeinc.com]
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2003 11:47 AM
To: list at dshield.org
Subject: [Dshield] Re: Email blocking security question


I would also include .js in that list. -- I didn't see it in any of the
replies this email got.

Josh Tolley


> From: Richard Roy <RoyR at justicetrax.com>
> To: list at dshield.org
> Subject: [Dshield] Email blocking security question
> Date: 04 Mar 2003 15:17:28 -0700
> 
> I have a security question that has come up as a sort of internal
> debate.   Archive files (.zip) specifically.  Do you allow them thru the
> firewall in email attachments?  Some of my peers feel they should be
> blocked as they can be autoexecuted.  I'm not sure, I didn't think they
> could be but we need to be safe these days.  Currently we block .pif,
> .scr, .exe, .bat, .vb*, .com    anyone think of any others.
> Thanks
> 
> Richard Roy
> Network Administrator
> JusticeTrax Inc
> 602-938-0059 x102
> royr at justicetrax.com
> 



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