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Re: viruses being sent to this list
From: Michael Cecil <macecil () comcast net>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 14:17:44 -0600

At 01:02 PM 3/23/2004, Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu said:
>On Tue, 23 Mar 2004 17:30:34 +1100, Dave Horsfall <dave () horsfall org>  said:
>
>> Someone said that they haven't seen any virus postings; you sure they
>> are not being dumped by your ISP?  They are *definitely* there.
>
>I know many get dumped by my mail server, which is why I went and checked the
>actual list archives, and I *still* didn't see any that the archives thought
>were from Gadi.  I went through looking for Subject: lines that looked virusy
>as well, and didn't spot any (although I admit I wasn't as thorough on that
>part).

If someone on the list is infected, that virus could send itself to other list recipients and spoof Gadi's return address. I haven't seen any viruses from list members either but I think Comcast may try to filter known viruses.
--
Michael Cecil
macecil () comcast net
http://home.comcast.net/~macecil/howto/
http://home.comcast.net/~antiviruscd/

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