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Re: To send or not to send 'virus in email' notifications?
From: "Stephen J. Wilcox" <steve () telecomplete co uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2003 15:32:43 +0100 (BST)
On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Joe Maimon wrote:
Considering the amount of email traffic generated by responding to
forged virus laden email from culprits like sobig should email virus
scanning systems be configured to send notifications back to sender or not?
well if you dont tell them they wont know, altho with sobig the return address
is false anyhow
it would probably be best to cache the sender/virus combinations and send a
single message per 7 days