Should you scan extensionless files?

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by flyrfan111, Jul 18, 2007.

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  1. flyrfan111

    flyrfan111 Registered Member

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    Should extensionless files be scanned? Can they harm you?
     
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    They are not ordinarily executable on their own but could still contain malicious code...

    It should not normally be a problem to scan them on a desktop PC or worksttion.

    Cheers :)
     
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    You're welcome.

    Cheers :)
     
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