Jon Gabrielson wrote:
> Because of the large number of autogenerated viruses I have been
> receiving, I'm thinking about setting up my mail server to block all
> email containing viruses, but I am worried about legitimate mail with
> viruses attached getting blocked.
Do you get many valid messages with infected attachments? I can't say
I've seen one like that in a LONG time...
> Most of the recent viruses are self
> generated and as far as I know do not attach themself to legitimate
> outgoing mail.
Now THOSE I've seen a ton of.
> Does anyone know if there is a way to separate
> autogenerated mail containing viruses and legitimate mail that has
> a virus attached?
Why not simply remove infected files from all emails? Do you have anomy
sanitizer configured to use an external scanner?
As to the messages themselves, a spam filtering tool should work against
most with proper configuration. I'd still use sanitizer to zap/quaratine
the attachments though.