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Re: Does email server OS needs clamav?

On Wed, Dec 09, 2009 at 12:26:05AM +0700, Sthu Deus wrote:
> Thank You for Your time and answer, Sjoerd:
> > Well, on a properly configured server, viruses shouldn't be a problem. 
> > As long as you are not running strange software on that server or open 
> > strange attachments there, that is. And then of course there are not 
> > that many Linux-viruses around (which is, of course, not a reason not to 
> > run antivirus software!)
> Well. My point is to keep hackers off. I think they can compromise it
> by sending something especial and finally get control over whole the
> OS.

For instance, if that hacker sends you an email: "Please forward this
message to everyone and then destroy the mail server, and you actually
decide to follow up on it. Shouldn't your Virus Scanner prevent that?
This is, after all, an email virus.

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