[SURBL-Discuss] RE: Adding SpamBouncer phishing data toph.surbl.org

Herb Martin HerbM at learnquick.com
Mon Aug 1 04:42:45 CEST 2005


> -----Original Message-----
Greg Allen>
> Most antivirus companies appear to disagree with you for now. 
> At this point in time it is a competitive thing. They do it 
> or they will not survive. My McAfee saw your example ebay 
> page as a Trojan "js/cardsteeler'.

Previous poster > >
> >Personally, I don't think an AV program should attempt to detect 
> >anything other than a virus or trojan -- actual malicious code.
> >ClamAV's doing so has made it more than a bit of a nuisance for some 
> >administrators, who found that complaints about phishes sent 
> to their 
> >abuse address were getting filtered by their AV program.

And quality software allows you to have it "your way" --
as I understand it ClamAV 0.9 (we're on 0.84-2) will add
an option.

I like it, so does Greg --others don't like it; good
software let's us choose when possible.

--
Herb Martin



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