Some issues with Sophos in Mailscanner

Mark Sapiro mark at
Wed Nov 20 16:59:51 UTC 2019

On 11/20/19 5:38 AM, info at wrote:
> OK, today Sophos detected its first real virus, a compromized HTML ^_^
> Sophos: >>> Virus 'Troj/HTMLDrop-T' found in file
> (...)DHL_Deklaration_734.html
> So scan engine seems to work, but for me it seems the detection rate is
> very low in comparison to ClamAV (+SaneSecurity) + ESETS.
...> 20. November 2019 11:26, info at <mailto:info at>
> schrieb:
>     For years i am running ESETS and CLAMAV + SaneSecurity, but the
>     detection is not as good as i wish. So i installed additonally
>     sophos days go to compare.

Most of the SaneSecurity sigs are designed to detect spam and phishing
rather than actual virus/malware.

Mark Sapiro <mark at>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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