[Dshield] The truth about scanning password-protected .zip files

Peter Stendahl-Juvonen peter.stendahl-juvonen at welho.com
Mon Mar 8 14:59:52 GMT 2004


list-bounces at dshield.org <mailto:list-bounces at dshield.org> wrote on
Monday, March 08, 2004 4:02 PM UTC+2 on behalf of Brian Dessent

| ClamAV has detected them for some time now.


Brian, Johannes et al.

This capability seems to be included in another anti-virus product(s) as
well (Sophos MailMonitor, Sophos PureMessage and other third-party email
gateway products, which use the Sophos virus detection engine):

"Sophos protects against Bagle worm inside password encrypted ZIP files"

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/articles/baglezip.html


- Pete


  "I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom."
              Anatole France (1844-1924); French writer.






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