Virii detection very low

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at GMAIL.COM
Tue Oct 25 21:45:58 IST 2005

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On 25/10/05, Ken Goods <KGoods at> wrote:
> 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.

About the same load, and pretty much only see some stray Mytobs (short
bursts of 2-10 evrey third day or so)... And clam catching the normal
2-5 phishes/day. You do run clamav?

-- Glenn
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