Furthermore, you might choose to quarantine mails carrying *.mp3 or
*.mpg files, as these hog bandwidth and can needlessly burden a mail
server s disk space.
The attachment checking module has effectively saved thousands of
companies from the Love Letter virus.
Email exploit detection engine
GFI s leading research on email exploits has contributed to the
creation of GFI MailSecurity s email exploit detection engine. This
industry first detects emails that contain known email exploits think of
it as "email intrusion detection". It therefore safeguards you from any
current or future email viruses and attacks that use known exploits.
GFI MailSecurity is the ONLY email security product to protect against
Automatic removal of HTML scripts
The advent of HTML mail has made it possible for hackers/virus
writers to trigger commands by embedding them in HTML mail. GFI
MailSecurity detects & disables these commands and sends the
cleaned HTML mail to the recipient. GFI MailSecurity is the only
product to protect you from potentially malicious HTML e mail,
allowing you to be secure from not only HTML viruses, but also from
attacks directed at your network via HTML e mail.
Automatic quarantining of Microsoft Word documents with
GFI MailSecurity protects you from present and future Word & Excel
macro viruses, by automatically quarantining documents with macros.
This means you can safely allow Word docs and excel spreadsheets
to be sent via e mail, since if they are potentially malicious, you can
rest assured that GFI MailSecurity will quarantine them. (or delete if
Virus checking using multiple virus engines
GFI MailSecurity scans email for viruses using multiple virus engines.
Scanning email at the gateway and at mail server level prevents
viruses from entering and/or spreading within your network.
Furthermore, you can avoid the embarrassment of sending infected
emails to customers, as GFI MailSecurity also checks outgoing mail
for viruses. GFI MailSecurity includes the industrial strength Norman
anti virus & Bitdefender virus engines that has received various
awards. Optionally you can choose to add the McAfee virus engine.
Multiple virus engines gives you a higher level of security, since virus
engines complement each other and lower the average virus response
Trojan Executable scanner
GFI MailSecurity is able to analyze incoming executables and rate the
risk level of an executable. This way, potentially dangerous, unknown
Trojans can be detected before they enter your network.
Explaining GFI MailSecurity