PDF Virus getting past MailScanner with Sophos

Daniel Straka Dstraka at caspercollege.edu
Thu Feb 3 17:13:58 GMT 2011

Thanks Julian...I'll investigate.

>>> Julian Field <MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk> 2/3/2011 10:10 AM >>>
Most definitely not! Unless you've *really* configured your scanning to 
not scan some mail. It normally scans everything.

On 03/02/2011 17:00, Daniel Straka wrote:
> Yesterday, we had a user receive an attached pdf containing the virus Mal/PDFEx-J. Sophos at the desktop caught it but MailScanner/Sophos did not detect it. By default, does MS allow pdf's to bypass virus scanning?
> Dan Straka
> Systems Coordinator
> Casper College
> 307.268.2399
> http://www.caspercollege.edu 


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