Files with the following extensions will be stripped from attachments by the email server.
Note: This applies for Exchange users sending or receiving email from my.fit.edu and external email addresses.
Archive Files: ZIP, TAR, GZ, and RAR containing files with the extensions below will be blocked.
|.bat||Batch files are often malicious|
|.chm||Compiled help files are very dangerous in email|
|.cmd||Batch files are often malicious|
|.cnf||SpeedDials are very dangerous in email|
|.com||Executable DOS/Windows programs are dangerous in email|
|.cpl||Control panel items are often used to hide viruses|
|.exe||Executable DOS/Windows programs are dangerous in email|
|.hta||HTML archives are very dangerous in email|
|.ins||Windows Internet Settings are dangerous in email|
|.lnk||Eudora *.lnk security hole attack|
|.mhtml||MHTML files can be used in an attack against Eudora|
|.pif||Shortcuts to MS-Dos programs are very dangerous in email|
|.scf||Windows Explorer Commands are dangerous in email|
|.scr||Windows Screensavers are often used to hide viruses|
|.vb?||Visual Basic Scripts are dangerous in email|
|.ws||Windows Script Host files are dangerous in email|
|.xnk||Microsoft Exchange Shortcuts are dangerous in email|