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Barracuda CloudGen Firewall

Virus Scanner

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The Virus Scanner service offers malware protection for HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SMTP, and SMTPS traffic. The firewall can also scan traffic using Advanced Threat Protection (ATP). To use the Virus Scanner an active Malware subscription is required. You can enable the Virus Scanner in the firewall settings. For more information, see How to Enable the Virus Scanner.

Virus Scanning in the Firewall

You can scan traffic passing through the Forwarding Firewall service by activating the virus scanning option for an access rule.

For more information, see How to Configure Virus Scanning in the Firewall for Web Traffic.

Advanced Threat Protection

Advanced Threat Protection offers protection against advanced malware, zero-day exploits, and targeted attacks that are not detected by the Virus Scanner or Intrusion Prevention System.

For more information, see Advanced Threat Protection (ATP).

Virus Scanning for FTP Traffic

FTP traffic can be scanned for malware by the virus scanner service.

For more information, see How to Configure Virus Scanning in the Firewall for FTP Traffic.

Virus Scanning for Mail Traffic

The CloudGen Firewall can scan incoming and outgoing SMTP and SMTPS mail traffic.

For more information, see Mail Security in the Firewall.

Default MIME Types

Only the MIME types listed in the Virus Scanner configuration are scanned. The CloudGen Firewall comes with a preconfigured list of MIME types:

application/zip
application/x-msdos-program
application/x-zoo
application/mac-binhex40
application/x-apple-diskimage
application/x-tar
application/x-bzip2
application/x-archive
application/x-rpm
application/x-gzip
application/x-rar
application/rar
application/x-gtar
application/x-7z-compressed
application/x-stuffit
application/x-iso9660-image
application/x-dosexec
application/x-msdownload
application/x-msdos-windows
application/x-download
application/bat
application/x-bat
application/com
application/x-com
application/exe
application/x-exe
application/x-winexe
application/x-winhlp
application/x-winhelp
application/x-javascript
application/hta
application/x-silverlight-app
application/x-ms-application
application/x-ms-shortcut
application/octet-stream
application/pdf
application/x-pdf
application/vnd.android.package-archive
application/vnd.ms-word.document.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-word.template.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-excel
application/vnd.ms-excel.addin.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-excel.sheet.binary.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-excel.template.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-excel.sheet.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.addin.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.slide.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.presentation.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.slideshow.macroenabled.12
application/vnd.ms-project
application/x-mspublisher
application/x-msaccess
application/x-msschedule
application/msword
application/onenote
application/vnd.visio
application/vnd.ms-works
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.slide
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.slideshow
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.template
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.template
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document
application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.template
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