[clamav-users] CryLocker and Cryptolocker

Kris Deugau kdeugau at vianet.ca
Thu Sep 15 11:35:26 EDT 2016


Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> On 15.09.16 00:51, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> frankly i have seen companies blocking every .doc and .xls attachment
>> with a reject info that you should use .docx and .xslx becasue they
>> can't contain macros (would be .docm for the new formats)
> 
> .docm is docx with macros, so they would want to block them too :-)

... and there's nothing stopping a malicious sender (human or program)
from misrepresenting a document to bypass filename-based filters.

-kgd



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