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Regarding ACAD/Medre.A worm, does Endpoint Protection Suite scan AutoCAD files?

I have a client that uses AutoCAD a lot and runs Endpoint Protection Suite. Having read about the ACAD/Medre.A worm running mainly in Peru, I'd like to confirm whether EPS scans AutoCAD files. Thanks.

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Re: Regarding ACAD/Medre.A worm, does Endpoint Protection Suite scan AutoCAD files?

You should set 'scan all files' by default, because of many vulnerable extenstions ! As an example - years before we excluded *.txt files from scanning,

Hackers do know these security gaps and use it ! Also *.tmp files are used as infection today, every gap is a way into the computer for hackers,

I would recommend to scan all files with on access and use the Virusscan 8.8 with chaching of as 'clean scanned' files.

To use 'Scan default extension' is to dangerous today. I have seen McAfee has an detection :

as Performance optimisation there are 'low Risk' and 'high Risk' Processes usable to exclude specific processes and extensions.

see for best Practise and the search for the Virusscan 8.8 Best Practise Guide

regards Michael

Nachricht geändert durch finkemch on 25.06.12 21:19:41 MESZ
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