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Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 10:50:58 -0500
From: David Brodbeck <DavidB@...l.interclean.com>
To: 'Daniele Orlandi' <daniele@...andi.com>,
	bugtraq@...urityfocus.com
Subject: RE: RFC: virus handling




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniele Orlandi [mailto:daniele@...andi.com]

> I use amavisd-new which has support for listing viruses/worms 
> that fake
> the sender's email address. Unfortunatelly the list is external to the
> actual virus scanner and has to be updated manually.

Given that the majority of new viruses forge the sender's email address, I
think the reverse would make more sense -- have a list of viruses that
*don't* forge, and only send notifications for those.


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