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Re: WTH is going on with master's spamassassin?

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 12:24:56AM -0400, Duncan Findlay wrote:
> SpamAssassin is NOT a virus checker. Don't try to convince it
> otherwise. I agree though that someone should install clamav or
> something similar to filter out viruses.
> As far as the BAYES thing goes, it looks like your bayesian database
> simply thinks that message is ham. This isn't surprising since viruses
> don't look like spam.

They look like an attachment which happens to look *exactly* the same
way *every* time. Feeding those to sa-learn stopped a lot of viruses
here (before I installed a virusscanner in my MTA)

     smog  |   bricks
 AIR  --  mud  -- FIRE
soda water |   tequila
 -- with thanks to fortune

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