[clamav-users] ClamAV+exim: scanner finds not a single malware

C.D. Cochrane cdc at post.com
Mon May 30 13:04:56 EDT 2016


Password protection requires a little bit of typing, which gives the victim a little more time to think, 
and possibly just enough time to do the right thing.  Virus writers just want dumb users who click,
click, click as fast as possible, until it's too late.
...Chris

> Groach wrote:
> I guess the art (and moral reasons) for sending viruses and spam out is
> lost on me anyway so I guess I have got no chance of understanding (or
> agreeing to) their choice of delivery methods.
>
> Scourge of the earth, they are.
>>
>> Joel Esler (jesler) wrote:
>> Users are so trained to not open those now, they are defeated, plus conviction of the file is pretty easy generically.
>>
>> The ones going around right now with the JavaScript inside of zip files are much more dynamic.
>>
>>
>>> Groach wrote:
>>> As a side note: is anyone surprised a virus hasnt been released,
>>> embedded in a 'password protected' Zip file (to fool AV scans) with the
>>> body of the email sayuing something like "to fight against viruses and
>>> to protect you, it is password protected. Your password is: ABC123" ?
>>> That is bound to fool some users, aint it. (Or has this already been
>>> done and I havent seen it)?
>>>



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