A new filetype to block

If you have your antivirus system locked down so users can’t send or receive executible files then make sure you add the .MSU filetype to the list of extentions you block.  The .MSU file is a new filetype used by the Microsoft Update feature in Windows Vista and it is a self contained application known as a ‘Microsoft Update Standalone Installer’.

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2 comments on “A new filetype to block
  1. Nice find. Blocking those now.

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  2. MSU is also a crappy university here in Michigan!GO BLUE!

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