Bitdefender infected – but delivered

Jakob Venning - Vestings jv at
Wed Mar 11 13:57:54 GMT 2009

I just tried with worm - same thing the worm gets to my inbox

MailScanner[26427]: Virus and Content Scanning: Starting
Linux.Worm.Slapper.A (SH)
Linux.Worm.Slapper.A (SH)
MailScanner[26427]: Virus Scanning: Bitdefender found 4 infections
MailScanner[26427]: Virus Scanning: Found 4 viruses
MailScanner[26427]: Uninfected: Delivered 1 messages


Kai Schaetzl skrev:
> Jakob Venning - Vestings wrote on Tue, 10 Mar 2009 20:29:26 +0100:
>> Any comments?
> Hm. I wonder why it says infected and not a virus at the same time. Is 
> there a chance that bitdefender gives a special response if it recognizes 
> the EICAR test virus? As, obviously, it is not a virus but a signature 
> test. Have you tested with a *real* virus? (not a phishing or HTML one, 
> you will probably need a "real" binary malware)
> Kai

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