[OT] Handling Returned Virus Mail
b.xavier at internet.lu
Sun Nov 27 04:44:42 CST 2005
Isn't there a virus scanner proxy or plugin for your mail server?
what kind of server is it? Can you install software on it?
On the pc world, you have dozens of exchange, smpt gateway filtering proxies
and im sure there are for unix too...
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> Scott Rossi
> Sent: Sunday, 27 November, 2005 11:16
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> Subject: Re: [OT] Handling Returned Virus Mail
> Recently,Sarah Reichelt wrote:
> > While I haven't experienced this at your level (yet), I have
> > encountered it. The key seems to be filtering on the
> addressee. Emails
> > to you are addressed to you specifically and presumably
> others in your
> > organisation are the same. In my experience, these returned spam
> > emails are addresses to unknown people at your domain. If you have
> > filters that trash or re-direct anything that isn't going
> to a known
> > email address, then you will probably catch most of these.
> Thanks for your response. Unfortunately, the emails use
> legitimate addresses which makes them harder to filter. Plus
> I am subjected to the repeated "Your domain has been
> blacklisted due to bla bla bla...", illustrating the
> uselessness of commercial white/black lists -- eventually the
> entire user base of the Internet will be banned.
> [sigh] Even with filters and spam blockers and rules, these
> all address the symptoms, not the source of the problem.
> Somebody somewhere needs to do something about this.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
> E: scott at tactilemedia.com
> W: http://www.tactilemedia.com
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