How to Stop Email Trojans and Worms

Everyday I receive lots of emails asking me how to stop attacks by Trojans and Worms that come through emails. Most automatic email scanners are useless as they cannot stop new Trojans and Worms. Setting the scanner to quarantine all EXE and VBS files are also useless as new Trojan and Worms are now disguised as harmless text or graphic files. A lot of new Trojans and Worms received recently used super encryption techniques. A lot of people will be in serious trouble once the destructive virus writers get the idea.

The first thing is to understand how these Trojans and Worms are propagated and how they are activated.

Looi Hoong Thoong

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