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Date:      Thu, 24 Mar 2016 09:25:10 -0500 (CDT)
From:      "Valeri Galtsev" <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>
To:        "Olivier Nicole" <Olivier.Nicole@cs.ait.ac.th>
Cc:        "Ernie Luzar" <luzar722@gmail.com>, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Anti-virus for FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <44909.128.135.52.6.1458829510.squirrel@cosmo.uchicago.edu>
In-Reply-To: <wu74mbwz4ah.fsf@banyan.cs.ait.ac.th>
References:  <wu74mbwz4ah.fsf@banyan.cs.ait.ac.th>

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On Thu, March 24, 2016 3:08 am, Olivier Nicole wrote:
> Ernie,
>
>> How does spamassassin fit into this?
>
> SpamAssassin has never been desinged to find viruses, but to identify
> spam.

In many setups (when someone is using amavis) spamassassin just works
under the same hood of amawis together with one or another virus scanner.
That's probably why it was mentioned earlier in scanning mail for MS
Windows/Office viruses. (Is anybody in a mood of correcting me on the part
that we scan for viruses attacking something else not on MS products? Are
there any? ;-)

Valeri

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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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