[clamav-users] possible to use clamscan to search for strings in mail?

Arnaud Jacques webmaster at securiteinfo.com
Wed Mar 6 04:50:48 EST 2019

Hello Alex,

> We do have a large IMAP ~200GB, and in order to find letters 
> containing specific "keyword",
> grep is not good because of base64 encoding. So the idea is to look 
> through with antivirus scanner for "virus" inside letters, which is 
> not a virus but a (not sure, may be) "bytecode signature" = "keyword"
> Sounds good? A link to a howto will be appreciated.

Yes it is possible. Please see the official documentation :

Cordialement / Best regards,

Arnaud Jacques
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