Sanesecurity ClamAV sigs are back. Yay!

Anthony Peacock a.peacock at
Fri Jan 23 15:33:20 GMT 2009

Hi Jonas,

Jonas Akrouh Larsen wrote:
> I've not used sanesecurity so far, because it messes up statistics and
> generally make it less transparent why a mail was blocked.
> My problem is I don’t want my system to list a mail as a virus if its "just"
> a spam or phishing attack.
> Am I alone with these concerns or have anybody found a "fix" for it?

Nope, you are not alone.  I looked into this a while ago and came to the 
same conclusion.  I do not get lots of phishing attacks get through that 
  would have been caught by this method so haven't bothered to implement it.

However, if I was getting loads of phishing attempts getting through, 
then I might reconsider.

> I am using newest mailscanner and mailwatch versions.
> I'd love to improve my protection with sanesecurity but not at the cost of
> making my spam/virus stats useless.
> Let me know what you think.
> Med venlig hilsen / Best regards
> Jonas Akrouh Larsen
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Anthony Peacock
CHIME, Royal Free & University College Medical School
Study Health Informatics - Modular Postgraduate Degree

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