Blocking emails with dangerous attachments

Scott Silva ssilva at
Tue Apr 5 19:15:12 IST 2011

on 4/5/2011 10:01 AM Richard Coombe spake the following:
>> From: mailscanner-bounces at On Behalf Of Scott Silva
>> Sent: 05 April 2011 17:29
>> Aren't they getting caught as viruses? THen they would fall under the "still deliver silent viruses" area.
> Unfortunately they weren't. Since adding in the sanesecutiy sigs the DHL emails are getting detected as virus "Sanesecurity.Malware.15940.UNOFFICIAL" and are now blocked.
> My clamav sigs are all up to date although I'm on quite an old version of the engine (0.95.3) as the box is running Ubuntu 8.04.
> Cheers,
> Richard
Old engines usually stop working in Clam. I would never be more than 1 or 2
versions back at any given time. Found this on a forum...

"Just add : deb maverick
main in the sourceAPT line in your software center settings, other software
tab, click add..."

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