[clamav-users] clamav malware reports Notify Me

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at cisco.com
Thu May 5 14:09:53 EDT 2016

Understood, hence the second part of my statement in my email:

"We have a bug open with our team to check and see what the issue is with individual notification.”

Joel Esler
Manager, Talos Group

On May 5, 2016, at 1:17 PM, C.D. Cochrane <cdc at post.com<mailto:cdc at post.com>> wrote:

I was on the clamav-virusdb mailing list at one time, but no longer.  I recall getting daily email, regardless of whether I had submitted a sample that day or not, which means "Notify Me" has no effect.  Also, that email contains absolutely no information to correlate with my virus submission that I could ever discern.

For example, yesterday...
*Doc.Dropper.Agent-1400836, etc.

This tells me nothing about whether my submission was received, whether it was a duplicate, whether it was even a virus, or whether they consider my submissions to be spam.  If the clamav-virusdb mailing list is considered the result of "Notify Me" I would strongly suggest that the checkbox on the page be renamed "subscribe to virusdb mailing list", not "Notify Me".  There are completely different expectations in the choice of wording.

You must join the clamav-virusdb list in order to be notified. Did you do that?

On Thu, May 05, 2016 at 06:06 AM, C.D. Cochrane wrote:

I have been submitting virus samples for several months now and I always check the "Notify Me" box on the submission page at clamav.net/reports/malware<http://clamav.net/reports/malware>. I have not received any notification. So, I am wondering (1) if my samples are actually being received or (2) if "Notify Me" is not being utilized after post submission processing.

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