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Copy Zone.Identifier information of an archive downloaded from the Internet during extraction

Internet browser stores additional information about the site where the file was downloaded in the NTFS ADS(Alternate Data Stream) area because it could be malicious code.

This information is called Zone.Identifier, and security software uses this information.

For example, download Bandizip portable file and type "more < BANDIZIP-PORTABLE-GL-64BIT.ZIP:Zone.Identifier" in the command window. You can see the information about where you downloaded the file like this.



When you turn on the "Copy Zone.Identifier information" feature, Bandizip will copy the information to the extracted files, and when you try to execute a decompressed file, a warning message will be shown by the OS if the file is suspicious.

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