On Fri, 18 May 2001, Bernie Cosell wrote:
> Is this for real? I occasionally get a message that has "IL*VEYOU" in it
> with a note saying that they munged it so that their message wont kick
> off virus-catchers... but that's SO ineffective I couldn't imagine that
> *sysops* actually did that kind of thing.
Before the content filtering capabilities were added to Sendmail Switch,
many customers were implementing MTA-side filters that did, in fact,
bounce as many legit virus notifications as the virii themselves.
ROGER B.A. KLORESE rogerk@QueerNet.ORG
PO Box 14309 San Francisco, CA 94114
"There is only one real blasphemy -- the refusal of joy!" -- Paul Rudnick