Solutions for huge amount of virusses/spam

Antony Stone Antony.Stone at
Wed Mar 9 14:37:12 UTC 2016

On Wednesday 09 March 2016 at 15:29:35, Mikey van der Worp wrote:

> We wish not to block the extension as this will block a lot of e-mails
> outgoing from our customers.

1. You can easily set up different blocking rules for inbound and outbound 
email, to allow your customers to send dubious filenames, but not to receive 

2. Have you considered that allowing your customers to send attachments with 
filenames which may be blocked by other people's MailScanners (or similar) 
might not be a good way of getting the emails through?


I conclude that there are two ways of constructing a software design: One way 
is to make it so simple that there are _obviously_ no deficiencies, and the 
other way is to make it so complicated that there are no _obvious_ 

 - C A R Hoare

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