[Mimedefang] ClamAV's Worm/Trojan/Joke/W97M classifications

WBrown at e1b.org WBrown at e1b.org
Wed Jun 29 10:01:57 EDT 2005

mimedefang-bounces at lists.roaringpenguin.com wrote on 06/29/2005 09:47:03 

> I believe, and have implemented this policy: All viruses should be
> silently dropped, no exceptions. Bouncing or notifying just increases
> the amount of noise your users and other people have to deal with.

For me it was a toss up to silently drop, or 550 reject.  The later won 
out in the rare case of a legit message having a word macro virus.  They 
would get notified.  In most other cases the mail will die, but in any 
case, I'm not generating bounce/virus notifications.

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