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Re: To send or not to send 'virus in email' notifications?

  • From: Pascal Gloor
  • Date: Wed Aug 20 10:37:13 2003

> Considering the amount of email traffic generated by responding to
> forged  virus laden email from culprits like sobig should email virus
> scanning systems be configured to send notifications back to sender or
not?

Considering that the "From" is almost always not the right one, I think
sending notifications back will only help to increase the mail traffic and
wont help anyone.

Pascal





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