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Re: InterScan NT Alert

To: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: InterScan NT Alert
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 22:09:22 +0200
Cc: Ralf Baechle <netdev-owner@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Lego Andy <me@xxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.33L.0107251642220.20326-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from riel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 04:43:33PM -0300
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On Wed, Jul 25, 2001 at 04:43:33PM -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
> Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 16:43:33 -0300 (BRST)
> From: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: Ralf Baechle <netdev-owner@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Lego Andy <me@xxxxxxx>, <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: InterScan NT Alert
> 
> On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 10:01:43AM -0400, Lego Andy wrote:
> >
> > > > Receiver, InterScan has detected virus(es) in the e-mail attachment.
> > > > File:   TABLAS.doc.com
> > > > Action: clean failed - deleted
> > >
> > > He... Do not use Windows, I guess...
> >
> > Sigh...  That's what you get for not babysitting the list for a few hours.
> > There was a huge number of copies of this virus still in the queue.  I've
> > zapped them so hopefully many subscribers shouldn't see all of this junk.
> 
> There's a simple solution to this.  You just do the
> babysitting with a small group of people, who have
> write access to the set of regexps in CVS:
> 
>       http://spamfilter.nl.linux.org/
> 
> I managed to keep NL.linux.org fairly clean while
> I was away for 3 weeks ;)

The problem was caused by a bug in majordomo.cf which disable most of the
filtering.  Spamfilter couldn't have made a difference.

  Ralf

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