Sophos and Phishing

Scott Silva ssilva at
Wed Mar 25 23:18:24 GMT 2009

on 3-25-2009 3:33 PM Paul Welsh spake the following:
> I have clam and sophos running on my MailScanner box.  I notice that clam
> regularly blocks phishing messages (particularly bank related ones) as
> viruses.  Sophos doesn't.  Is this a configuration issue or is clam just
> better at this?
Clam has some phishing signatures that maybe sophos doesn't. Plus there are a
lot of third party signatures for clam. Open source means more people
contribute to it.

MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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