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.Cab Files: Open .Cab Files Safely

.Cab File – What is It?



“Cabinet” or a .Cab file is an archive file format for Microsoft Windows. Digital certificates are embedded in it, but malware developers might find a way to forge them. The .Cab file format uses the “DEFLATE” algorithm developed by the author of the ZIP file format, Phil Katz. With that algorithm, a lossless data compression is made possible for any Cabinet file.

.Cab Files - How to Safely

How to Open .Ace Files Safely

.An .Ace File – What is It?



An .Ace file is a data compression archive file format, which is currently developed by e-merge GmbH. That company also owns the WinAce program, which was the only one that could compress and decompress files using the .Ace extension in the past. The file format became popular in the early 2000s. For Mac OS and Linux there is an equivalent program released by the same developer, called UnAce.

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How to Open Compressed, Zip or Archive Files Safel...

File compression has been around for a while, enabling users to reduce the overall number of bits and bytes in files so they can transfer them faster over the Internet. Few know, however, that compressed files are now massively used to transmit infections such as ransomware.

What Are Compressed, Zip and Archive Files?



As much as these terms seem like they have the same meaning, they are a bit different.

A compressed file is...

How To Open .tar.gz File Type

This .tar.g file extension is associated with archived files and is part of the TAR type of archives. which also support compression. The tar.gz archives have one or more files that are archive and are mostly featured on different Unix-based operating systems (Linux). They are used together with different tools and usually contain the .tar and .gz file types.

How to Safely Open .tar.gz Files with ZipeZip?



Regardless of whether you are using Microsoft...

How to Open .ZIP File Type

In case you see a .zip file on your computer, this is essentially an archive type of file that may have one or more than one files compressed within it, using the Zip compression mode. The Zip method of file compression stores every object in a separate method from the others. This allows for the files to be extracted one by one to another folder, as if they were in a folder themselves.

What Are .ZIP Files?


The type of files were made in 1989 by Phil...

.7z Files Used for Malware Distribution

What is a .7z File? Basics.

To understand how a .7z file can be utilized in the distribution of malware, you should first learn what a .7z file is. To begin with, it is an archive type of file – a container for keeping a bulk of other files together. That makes its usage highly accessible and useful, and it is among the most widely used archive file formats nowadays. .7z gets its name...

RAR Files Used for Malicious Actions

What is a RAR File? Disambiguation.

Before understanding how a RAR file can be used for performing malicious activities, you must familiarize yourself with what exactly is a RAR file, first. Basically, it is an archive type of file – a container for keeping a bulk of other files together. That makes its usage highly accessible and useful, and it is one of the most widely used archive file formats to this...