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SMTP Server Inbound .exe Attachment Detection

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Synopsis

PVS has noted an inbound mail message that contained a .exe attachment.

Description

PVS has noted an inbound mail message that contained a .exe attachment. CAVEAT: PVS was not able to determine whether or not the SMTP server actually processed the email message.

Solution

If applicable, block incoming .exe attachments. Ensure antivirus and malware detection is deployed.