Virus writers often attempt to circumvent virus filtering by using real-time compression algorithms. IntelliTrap helps reduce the risk of such viruses entering the network by blocking real-time compressed executable files and pairing them with other malware characteristics. Because IntelliTrap identifies such files as security risks and may incorrectly block safe files, consider quarantining (not deleting or cleaning) files when you enable IntelliTrap. If users regularly exchange real-time compressed executable files, disable IntelliTrap.

IntelliTrap uses the following components: