[Esa-l]Re: Sanitizer question

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Wed Jun 20 20:39:41 PDT 2001

On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Alon Gingold wrote:

> I've been using your sanitizer for some time now, and I'm happy to
> say that it helped me a lot. It is catching incoming viruses every
> day.
> A few days ago we caught the Magistr virus. I'm not sure how yet
> (maybe someone downloaded and ran something directly). When the
> virus became active, it started sending itself out on mass emails.

Most likely via a webmail account.
> I would like to ask, if it's possible to activate the same
> security checks (currently run by the sanitizer on incoming
> emails) on OUTGOING emails ?

This is being asked more and more. Listies: has anybody already got
this set up and running?

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