When using Outlook 2013 and Data control, the following two operations may occur:
Operating System: Windows 8/8.1
When a file is dragged into an email in Outlook 2013, it does not get dragged from the original location, it gets moved via a TEMP location and it is this TEMP location that triggers the file transfer action.
The default TEMP location is:
By default, this folder is an excluded location so any files transferred from here will not be detected by Data control.
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000+
To check the temporary location being used, access the following registry key:
In this key is the value OutlookSecureTempFolder, which contains the folder string of the TEMP location being used.
To allow detection of files, the TEMP location will need changing to a location that will be scanned (for example, C:\users\[USER]\Desktop\test\). This can be done via two methods:
Change the location on the local computer:
Set the location via GPO
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