New beta release 4.78.3 -- "spam-viruses"

Mark Sapiro mark at
Fri Jul 31 16:12:57 IST 2009

Julian Field wrote:
>I have introduced a solution to the issue of what I am calling 
>"spam-viruses" which are messages detected as being spam by your *virus* 
>scanner. At least ClamAV and F-Prot can do this now. Automatically 
>deleting mail which a third-party ClamAV signature database thinks is 
>probably spam is not a very good idea, as there are false alarms which 
>have bitten most of us in the past.


This is terrific. I have installed the new beta and am just beginning
to test, but it looks great.

This is a major improvement for those using third-party ClamAV spam

Thank you!

Mark Sapiro <mark at>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

More information about the MailScanner mailing list