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

  • From: Brandon Butterworth
  • Date: Wed Aug 20 11:06:58 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?

If your scanner doesn't know if a virus forges addresses, and hence no
point replying, then bin it and buy a proper one

brandon






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