On 27/1-2004, at 18.29, Rick Johnson wrote:
> Thomas von Hassel wrote:
>>>> is it just me or does the zip files from W32/Mydoom@MM slip through
>>>> anomy ?
>>> Almost certainly, unless you have a virus scanner plugged in.
>>> ZIP files are generally on the list of allowed file types, so this
>>> is to be expected.
>> i have uvscan plugged in and set zip files to be scanned ...but it now
>> seems that uvscan isn't recognising them when they are zip files ...
> You need the 4139 DAT. I had to download their daily untested yesterday
> in order to "catch" the virus. 4139 was released last night, which
> appears to be catching it.
> Fortunately, SpamAssassin's baysean filter caught on soon enough, and
> least flagged a good portion as spam which should help deter any users
> which got the attachment before I was able to update my DAT's myself.
hmm, wierd, i've got 4139 and a couple of *.zip files i fed through
uvscan came back negative ...