Skip scan for viruses

Dustin Baer dustin.baer at IHS.COM
Fri Jan 30 18:22:53 GMT 2004

"Randal, Phil" wrote:
> No, spam can't directly compromise your PC, viruses can.
> As it stands it is a gaping security hole in MailScanner.
> Hypothethical example:  User phones, and says "your flipping anti-spam gizmo
> has blocked an email which isn't spam, can you release it?".  You look at
> the logs, see that Mailscanner doesn't think it's a virus and release it
> from quarantine.  BOOM!


Do you not also have virus protection at the desktop in your


Dustin Baer
Unix Administrator/Postmaster
Information Handling Services
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Englewood, CO 80112

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