Re: Virus alerts ? / messages from non-subscriber will be denied

From: Samuel Maftoul (
Date: 2002-05-03 07:53:10 UTC

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 11:20:51PM +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 10:17:27AM -0700, Nigel Ballard wrote:
> > I've seen a number of Virus warnings in with the traffic on this list.
> Yes.. and the Klez worms causing these warnings, too.
> > Do we have a single person uploading infected files?
> No.. They seemed to have come at least from two separate addresses.
I think I'm one of them, my firewalls at work have interscan ( I don't think it's for MS-Exchange ).
Is there someone from ?
I am running linux and so not affected with these problemes but here, it's a global system which runs on the mail server .

> > If so, would it not be possible/prudent to remove them?
> The messages were not from list subscribers. Previously, messages from
> non-subscribers were accepted, but this has now changed. From now on,
> only messages from subscribers will be accepted to the list. Messages
> from non-subscribers will be sent to me for approval before they can
> be delivered to the list (and I will not promise to approve these very
> quickly, so using subscribed addresses is highly recommended). This
> will hopefully prevent further virus/worm messages (and spam for that
> matter) from getting to the list.
> --
> Jouni Malinen PGP id EFC895FA

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