[Mailman-Users] Virus detection and filtering.

Deirdre Saoirse deirdre at deirdre.net
Thu Jul 22 20:26:45 CEST 1999

On Thu, 22 Jul 1999, The List Server Administrator at UNH wrote:

>     I just discovered that one of our lists was used to distribute a worm
>     called Win32/Ska.A (A.K.A. Happy99.exe).  This got me thinking, has
>     anyone plugged in any type of virus detection software into the 
>     pipe to their server to try and stop such files being distributed
>     via your lists?

That should be done at the individual server level. It should NOT be done
at the mailing list software level. Get real.

_Deirdre   *   http://www.linuxcabal.net   *   http://www.deirdre.net
Indeed, when I design <em>my</em> killer language, the identifiers "foo"
and "bar" will be reserved words, never used, and not even mentioned in the
reference manual.  Any program using one will simply dump core without comment.
Multitudes will rejoice. -- Tim Peters

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