Google now ban this type of attachment from Gmail

Mar 01, 2017 Gmail, Announcement, Javascript files, 523 Views
Google made a big changes in Gmail, now Gmail users can not attach JavaScript file(.js) in attachment

Now Gmail users across the world will not be able to send JavaScript files '.js' files as attachments. Google announced this on its G Suite Updates blog.

 

According to the Google, '.js' files are increasingly being used to spread malware. Gmail currently restricts certain file attachments (e.g. .exe, .msc, and .bat) for security reasons.

 

 Now starting of February 13, 2017, Gmail users would not allow .js file attachments as well. Similar to other restricted file attachments.

 

Google also mentions that for inbound mails, the senders will be receiving a bounce message explaining them why the mail was blocked and was not sent.