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Re: Clueless anti-virus products/vendors (was Re: Sober)

  • From: Todd Vierling
  • Date: Sun Dec 04 09:59:38 2005

On Sat, 3 Dec 2005, W.D.McKinney wrote:

> >Can people building virus scanning devices PLEASE GET A %^&*^ CLUE?
> >This means you, Barricuda Networks, more than anyone else, but we
> >also see this annoyance from Symantec devices, and from some AOL
> >systems as well.
>
> It's a simple switch in the GUI of Barracuda Networks to turn of this
> annoyance. More operator error than Barracuda's fault, IMHO.

If it is on by default, it is a bug, and not operator error.

(Virus "warnings" to forged addresses are UBE, plain and simple.)

-- 
-- Todd Vierling <tv@duh.org> <tv@pobox.com> <todd@vierling.name>




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