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

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Wed Aug 20 10:40:46 2003


On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Joe Maimon wrote:

> 
> 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?

well if you dont tell them they wont know, altho with sobig the return address 
is false anyhow

it would probably be best to cache the sender/virus combinations and send a 
single message per 7 days 

Steve





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