Virii detection very low

Tue Oct 25 21:11:52 IST 2005

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Ed Bruce wrote:
> We only get about 2k-3k incoming email/day - but over the last 15 days
> no virii were detected. Normally we get around 2-3 infected
> emails/day. Anybody else seeing a lot fewer infected emails then
> normal? I just get a little worried when nothing is seen.
> later,
> Ed

Funny... I was just getting ready to post a message exactly like this. We
too process 2-5k messages per day and I haven't seen a virus since I
upgraded MailScanner a week ago Friday. I received 14 the day before the
upgrade. Thought something went wrong with the upgrade so I used GFI to send
myself the virus laden test emails and they were caught (and I was notified)
perfectly. But still, I went from an average of 7 per day to zero! A little
concerning.... Then again, I have the luxury of being able to block several
countries at the firewall and that cut them to about 10% of what I was
seeing before. 

Still keeping a close watch though... seems a little to coincidental.

Ken Goods
Network Administrator
AIA/CropUSA Insurance, Inc.

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