[Mimedefang] ClamAV effectiveness

Andrzej A. Filip andrzej.filip at gmail.com
Fri Jun 28 15:08:06 EDT 2013

On 06/28/2013 05:05 PM, David F. Skoll wrote:
> I assume a few people on this list use ClamAV.  Have you noticed that
> it has become next to useless for detecting viruses?  The latest rash of
> fax spams that contain EXEs inside ZIPs just seem to sail past ClamAV.
> We always hold EXEs and EXEs inside ZIPs, so our clients are safe, but
> really ClamAV is not doing its job.
> Are others noticing it?  And if you use commercial AV software, does it
> seem to do a better job than ClamAV?

Could you post your clamav setting? [Have you changed the defaults?]
ScanMail ScanArchive MaxFileSize MaxScanSize MaxRecursion MaxFiles

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