[clamav-users] Low detection rate

Larry Stone lstone19 at stonejongleux.com
Mon Mar 3 09:03:21 EST 2014

On Mar 3, 2014, at 7:49 AM, Steve Basford <steveb_clamav at sanesecurity.com> wrote:

>> On 03.03.14 12:38, Dennis Peterson wrote:
>>> Did you just send a link to a known infected file to this list?
>> Yes, I sent a link to something I felt people answering my question
>> would need to be able to see, with some text next to it *specifically
>> saying it was infected*.
> I think a "h t t p" non-clickable link might have been wise though,
> just in case someone hasn't had their coffee yet and clicks it...yes,
> I know... but it does happen ;)

No matter what you do, some MUA’s take anything that looks like it might be a link and turns it into a link. :-( You need to turn @ into at and . into dot and other obfuscations to be fairly sure some MUA won’t make it clickable.

Larry Stone
lstone19 at stonejongleux.com

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