Posted: 18:00:00, Sunday, Jul 18, 2004 Expiration: 18:00:00, Monday, Jul 19, 2004
DoIT estimates that we are getting about 150,000 of the new Bagle-Zip (a.k.a. Beagle) variant (password protected zip) virus per hour. Symantec has released virus definitions to deal with the virus. So we are putting in some policy rules to drop "suspect attachments," essentially using WiscMail filters to stop delivery of the virus.
This page may be useful if you want to verify the latest IDEs for Sophos (WiscMail a/v scanners:
Here is more detailed information about Bagle-AI (source NAI):
July 19: Symantec has released their news item on the same virus, but using the name Beagle: http://firstname.lastname@example.org. Symantec's removal tool for this virus can be found here: http://email@example.com.
-- Brian Rust - DoIT Communications
Created: 08:55:21, Monday, Jul 19, 2004 (by WWANG4)
Updated: 05:16:00, Wednesday, Jul 21, 2004 (by WWANG4)