Sophos and Phishing

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Mar 26 09:27:53 GMT 2009

On 25/3/09 22:33, Paul Welsh wrote:
> 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?
Sophos is an anti-virus package. ClamAV is an anti-virus package that in 
addition has some anti-phishing signatures available for it. Different 
products, different markets.


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