Postfix anti-antivirus (was Re: [linux-elitists] procmail recipe for mydoom?)

Martin Pool mbp@sourcefrog.net
Tue Feb 10 17:26:41 PST 2004


On 10 Feb 2004, Phil Mayers <p.mayers@imperial.ac.uk> wrote...

The secret of good comedy is timing.  I just got a false bounce from
an Exim machine at Imperial College.  Thanks very much.

Had it done the sensible thing and sequestered/dropped the virus
email, the volume of crap email would have dropped by one iota.


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From MAILER-DAEMON  Tue Feb 10 23:43:36 2004
From: Mail Delivery System <Mailer-Daemon@doc.ic.ac.uk>
Subject: Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 12:43:33 +0000
To: mbp@samba.org

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Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 07:42:36 -0500
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Martin
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