Logwatch being marked as virus

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Aug 18 08:04:21 IST 2009

Absolutely agreed. What would I do without you guys?!

On 17/08/2009 21:21, Alex Neuman van der Hans wrote:
> This can be dangerous.
> If the host itself has a webmail service, or an exploitable form, the 
> server won't scan messages sent from the compromised system.
> Perhaps a two-factor system, like From: and 
> From:mailwatch at myserver or somesuch, would be better, don't you think?
> On Aug 17, 2009, at 3:11 PM, Jules Field wrote:
>> A sender can set the sender address to anything they like, it has no 
>> effect on the delivery of the message.
>> So don't do this, do it by IP address, such as
>> From: no
>> so you don't scan mail originating from the localhost itself.


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