List of compressed files that are scanned by Web Security Service
Article ID: 172556
Web Security Service - WSS
A listing of compressed files scanned by Web Security Service (WSS)
Web Security Service scans the following file types with advanced policy:
- Q?—files compressed by the SQ program.
- 7z—7-Zip compressed file.
- ace—ACE compressed file
- ALZ—Alzip compressed file
- AT3—Sony's UMD Data compression
- bke—BackupEarth.com Data compression
- ARJ—ARJ compressed file
- BA—Scifer Archive (.ba), Scifer External Archive Type
- big—Special file compression format used by Electronic Arts for compressing the data for many of EA's games
- BIK, bi—Bink Video file. A video compression system developed by RAD Game Tools
- BKF, bkf—Microsoft backup created by NTBACKUP.EXE
- bzip2, bz2"
- c4—JEDMICS image files, a DOD system
- cab—Microsoft Cabinet
- cals—JEDMICS image files, a DOD system
- cpt, sea—Compact Pro (Macintosh)
- DAA—Closed-format, Windows-only compressed disk image
- deb—Debian Linux install package
- DMG—An Apple compressed/encrypted format
- EEA—An encrypted CAB, ostensibly for protecting e-mail attachments
- egg—Alzip Egg Edition compressed file
- EGT—(.egt) EGT Universal Document also used to create compressed cabinet files replaces .ecab
- ECAB—(.ECAB, .ezip) EGT Compressed Folder used in advanced systems to compress entire system folders, replaced by EGT Universal Document
- ESS—(.ess) EGT SmartSense File, detects files compressed using the EGT compression system.
- GHO—(.gho, .ghs); Norton Ghost
- gzip—(.gz); Compressed file
- IPG—(.ipg) Format in which Apple Inc. packages their iPod games. can be extracted through Winrar
- jar—ZIP file with manifest for use with Java applications.
- LBR—Library file
- LQR—LBR Library file compressed by the SQ program.
- LHA—Lempel, Ziv, Huffman
- Lza—Lempel, Ziv, Huffman
- MPQ—Used by Blizzard games
- PAK—Enhanced type of .ARC archive
- par—par archives
- par2—par archives
- pk3—Quake 3 archive (.pk3) (See note on Doom³)
- pk4—Doom³ archive (.pk4) (Opens similarly to a zip archive.)
- RAR—Rar Archive (.rar), for multiple file archive (rar to .r01-.r99 to s01 and so on)
- SEN—Scifer Archive (.sen), Scifer Internal Archive Type
- sit—StuffIt (Macintosh)
- sitx—StuffIt (Macintosh)
- tgz—gzipped tar file
- tar.gz—gzipped tar file
- gz—gzipped tar file
- TB—Tabbery Virtual Desktop Tab file
- TIB—Acronis True Image backup
- uha—Ultra High Archive Compression
- VIV—Archive format used to compress data for several video games, including Need For Speed: High Stakes.
- VOL—Unknown archive
- VSA—Altiris Virtual Software Archive
- Z—Unix compress file