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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 

Steve


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