[clamav-users] ClamAV+exim: scanner finds not a single malware

Groach groachmail-stopspammingme at yahoo.com
Mon May 30 11:17:15 EDT 2016


Im quite surprised really.  It seems the logical thing to do to fool 
inbound mail AV scanners leaving onus on the naive/stupid (delete as 
applicable) end user.



On 30/05/2016 16:48, Joel Esler (jesler) wrote:
> Haven't seen those in a couple years.   They were big in the late 90's.
>
> --
> Joel Esler
> iPhone
>
> On May 30, 2016, at 10:21 AM, Kris Deugau <kdeugau at vianet.ca<mailto:kdeugau at vianet.ca>> wrote:
>
> Groach wrote:
> As a side note:  is anyone surprised a virus hasnt been released,
> embedded in a  'password protected' Zip file (to fool AV scans) with the
> body of the email sayuing something like "to fight against viruses and
> to protect you, it is password protected.  Your password is:  ABC123" ?
> That is bound to fool some users, aint it.  (Or has this already been
> done and I havent seen it)?
>
> I've seen a couple of those, although none recently.  I don't recall if
> I archived a copy for reference or not.
>
> -kgd
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