whoa! Palyh-A getting thru MS 4.20-3

David Sullivan David.Sullivan at BARNET.AC.UK
Mon May 19 19:10:58 IST 2003

On 19 May 2003 at 13:05, mikea wrote:

> On Mon, May 19, 2003 at 01:53:55PM -0400, Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> > I have had a couple of queries this morning about why people got email
> > from microsoft (I got one too), but the email had no attachment.  How
> > come SA scanned the message before the virus scan above?
> I'm signed on to a list which did the same thing this morning. I don't
> _mind_ too much that the mail got through, since the attachment was
> quarantined or otherwise yanked, but it would be better to have the
> whole thing stopped in its tracks before it ever hits the outbound
> NIC.
> In my case (and that of the other list), the virus is *not* being
> delivered.

It's not particular to any list "stripping" the attachment, my
colleague seems to have a received a number of messages today without
any attachment so my guess would be that the virus is slightly


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