Re: Fw: VIRUS IN YOUR MAIL (W32/BugBear.A (Clam))
On Thu, 17 Oct 2002 23:15, Alex Borges (lex) wrote:
> This kind of thing is simple.... at least with qmail, u set up a front
> end box that does the smtp, make it scan through qmailscan...whatever,
> those filters will let u decide the action to take if a virus is found.
The problem is that spam is often unbouncable (or if bounced will go to the
wrong place). Discarding messages without bouncing is bad for
false-positives. So the ideal solution is to send a 5xx SMTP message and
drop the connection when you see a spam and never queue it.
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