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Twice this week I have received emails with a .rar compressed file attached that contains Malware.
I don't know whether to be impressed by the perpetrators of this exploit to avoid not only my ISP's scanning engines, but my Watchguard SMTP Proxies, and Kaspersky Enterprise Security running on my desktop and Exchange Server, or be disappointed in the performance of these security measures. Yes, all software is up to date.
Ironically, AVG, the AV company Watchguard left detected the Malware.
Now I did not open the file to see if TDR would prevent anything because according to VirusTotal, Cyren (the TDR engine), did not recognize the exploit either.
To be fair, according to VirusTotal, only 14 of the 59 AV companies recognized this exploit.
Guess this goes to prove that one needs a multi-layered approach to security and protection, but the best and final layer is the end user who recognizes suspicious files and emails.
Please find attached Purchase Order & request to send material on Urgent
Awaiting your reply ASAP.
Thanks & Regards
PERICON VISION PRINTING LLC;
Snippet of VirusTotal scan:
Just some information to keep us on our toes, and remember, be safe out there. :-)
It's usually something simple.