Tip

Agent to delete VBS & EXE emails (Formula)

This agent, when set to fire before new mail arrives, will detect and delete emails with VBS & EXE attachments. It will also send an email to the sender, receipient, and admins.


mSubject := Subject;
mFrom := From;
mSendTo := SendTo;
mBadFile := "No";

mEmailSendTo := From + " , " + SendTo;
mEmailBCC := "Administrators";
mEmailCC := "";
mEmailSubject := "REJECTED: " + mSubject;
mEmailBody := "The message with the subject '" + mSubject + "' was
rejected because it contained a VBS or EXE attachment." + @Char(13)
+@Char(0) + @Char(13) +@Char(0) +
"Our policies do not allow those types of files.";


mAttachedFileNames := @UpperCase(@Implode(@AttachmentNames; ";"));
@If(@Contains(mAttachedFileNames;".VBS")|
@Contains(mAttachedFileNames;".EXE");@Set("mBadFile"; "Yes"); "");

@If(mBadFile = "Yes";@MailSend( mEmailSendTo ; mEmailCC ; mEmailBCC ;
mEmailSubject ; mEmailBody ; "" );"");
@If(mBadFile = "Yes";@DeleteDocument;"");

This was first published in December 2001

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