Why has Credit Hound blocked file attachments?
  • 19 Aug 2022
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Why has Credit Hound blocked file attachments?

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To help protect you and your recipients against computer viruses, Credit Hound blocks certain types of file attachments, that could be malicious, from being sent or downloaded.

The following file extensions are not permitted for security reasons:

  • .ade,
  • .adp,
  • .apk,
  • .appx,
  • .appxbundle,
  • .bat,
  • .cab,
  • .chm,
  • .cmd,
  • .com,
  • .cpl,
  • .dll,
  • .dmg,
  • .ex,
  • .ex_,
  • .exe,
  • .hta,
  • .ins,
  • .isp,
  • .iso,
  • .jar,
  • .js,
  • .jse,
  • .lib,
  • .lnk,
  • .mde,
  • .msc,
  • .msi,
  • .msix,
  • .msixbundle,
  • .msp,
  • .mst,
  • .nsh,
  • .pif,
  • .ps1,
  • .scr,
  • .sct,
  • .shb,
  • .sys,
  • .vb,
  • .vbe,
  • .vbs,
  • .vxd,
  • .wsc,
  • .wsf,
  • .wsh

If you attempt to attach any one of these file types to an outgoing email, you will receive the following message.

SendAttachmentBlocked


When viewing a received email with an attachment of one of these file types, you will see the message 'Credit Hound blocked downloading of potentially unsafe attachments'. You will be prevented from downloading the file that has been blocked.Email_BlockedAttachments2