Password-protected email attachments

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Subject: Password-protected email attachments
Posted by:  valdous (valdo…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008

Hi everyone,

Does anyone really know what the best practices are in dealing with
password-protected attachments received via email? I'm referring to the email
content filtering level, not the user level.

We've always blocked them and manually reviewed/released. But I'm curious to
know what other companies do and/or what the best practices are. Ive tried
searching the net to no avail.

Do most companies block them? Do they just let them through? Do they get
manually reviewed/released?

Thanks for any info you may have

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