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Re: Virus Checking - COMPLETELY UNENCUMBERED!



At Tue, 14 May 2002 02:31:11 -0700,
Joseph Carter wrote:
> 
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> On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 07:56:00AM +1200, Matthew Grant wrote:
> > Does ScannerDaemon (that GPLed java daemon) detect all the Klez worms
> > reliably?  Or does its database need updating?  If clam AV is not
> > algorithmically at fault, then it means we can go ahead and package it.
> 
> Frankly, it would be good if someone would add to the useful procmail
> recipes a filter to remove any executable attachments from an email
> outright or mark them as spam or delete them or something.  NOBODY should
> be emailing an executable.  A zip maybe, an image okay.  An executable,
> particularly a win32 executable is almost guaranteed to be a virus.
> 

I have been using this GPL'd procmail recipe scanner for the past 6
months on our primary college email server with tremendous success:
http://www.impsec.org/email-tools/procmail-security.html . Sounds like
its exactly what you'd like and more, just needs packaged. 

David

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