Virii detection very low
ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Wed Oct 26 18:17:39 IST 2005
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Drew Marshall spake the following on 10/25/2005 2:00 PM:
> On 25 Oct 2005, at 21:45, Glenn Steen wrote:
>> On 25/10/05, Ken Goods <KGoods at aiainsurance.com> 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.
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> perfectly. But still, I went from an average of 7 per day to zero! A
>>> concerning.... Then again, I have the luxury of being able to block
>>> 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?
> Lull before the storm? It's been quiet on the list for ages now. I
> can't believe the virus writers have given up.
I think they are just hitting the more open targets (the competing
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