A guide to centralized spam and virus filtering
Spam and viruses constitute an enormous amount of mail on the Internet, wasting bandwidth and clogging the queues on defenseless mail servers. If delivered, the viruses also waste company resources as they spread. Mail administrators have taken a variety of approaches to defending their users from these two culprits, but it's difficult to keep up with new techniques and viruses and worms.
This article explores the integration of Sendmail, MIMEDefang, ClamAV, SpamAssassin, and Vipul's Razor as a partial measure against spam and viruses.
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- Article: Iraq Dragged Into The Infamous 419 Scam (7 April 2003)
- Article: Spam Checklist - April Fool's Day is Approaching (27 March 2003)
- Article: Spam Wars - Rise of the Spam (16 May 2002)
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