FW: Sophos Anti-Virus IDE alert: W32/Mimail-I

Stephen Swaney steve.swaney at FSL.COM
Fri Nov 14 18:11:40 GMT 2003

Stephen Swaney
Fortress Systems Ltd.
steve.swaney at fsl.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On
> Behalf Of Dustin Baer
> Sent: Friday, November 14, 2003 12:35 PM
> Subject: Re: FW: Sophos Anti-Virus IDE alert: W32/Mimail-I
> InvictaWiz Customer Support wrote:
> >
> > Received this alert from Sophos this morning.
> > Seems like they are going to skip December.
> They usually release their monthly Web version sometime around the 25th,
> so they probably already have all their December updates ready to go
> into the December release.  Anything after that will go into January.
> > I've come across several people who rely on the cd for their updates
> > and don't update ides during the month.
> LOL!  I hope there isn't anybody relying on those several people for
> virus scanning!

Actually I believe the monthly release just consolidates all of the
individual identity files that are released as new viruses appear. If you're
regularly using MailScanner to update these files there is nothing to be
concerned about.

> Dustin
> --
> Dustin Baer
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