New service - the Team Cymru Malware Hash Registry!

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Tue Oct 28 15:01:37 GMT 2008


Running here against latest beta (with freeBSD v.old and exim).

So far so good - no hits yet so hard to say, but performance could be an issue for people, I've noticed a marked slow down in overall scanning times even with the caching DNS etc

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at
> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf
> Of Steve Freegard
> Sent: 28 October 2008 12:57
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Re: New service - the Team Cymru Malware Hash Registry!
> --[ UxBoD ]-- wrote:
> > Superb Steve! Looks like its being heavily used already ;)
> >
> > # ./generic-wrapper /usr/local/bin .
> > INFO::ERROR::Timed out after 30 seconds
> >
> Try the attached - I've changed the timeout information:
> INFO::ERROR::Timed out after 30 seconds (113 remaining
> sockets waiting after 1 checks)
> I've not had it time out on me at all - to get the above
> output I had to add a sleep(10) after each result.
> Make sure you have a newish version of Net::DNS - I'm also
> running a local caching-nameserver.
> Regards,
> Steve.

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