Mailing List CGatePro@mail.stalker.com Message #92127
From: Bret Miller <bret.miller@wcg.org>
Subject: RE: PDF Spam
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2007 12:38:23 -0700
To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions <CGatePro@mail.stalker.com>
X-Mailer: CommuniGate Pro MAPI Connector 1.2.12/1.2.12(local)
> I have applied the Sanesecurity phishing/scam signatures for ClamAV
> running on our mail gateway. It works really well and catches hug
> amount  of spams.
>
> But I have another problem. Although I have a Mail Gateway in
> front of
> our CGPro Server which scans all the incoming mails to CGPro server,
> some smart spammers deliver spam mails directly to the CGPro Server.
> As en extra defense, McAfee Anti-Virus plugin and MailShell
> SpamCatcher plugin are running in CGPro server. But still spam mails
> are coming to mailboxes.
>
> Is there a way blocking these direct spammers? I cannot block
> the SMTP
> connections to the CGPro Server from outside, since our customers are
> sending mails to outside using e-mail clients through the CGPro
> Server.

You could run ClamAV on your CGPro box instead of or in addition to McAfee.
Doing so requires a 3rd-party plugin, but there are free plugins for most
platforms. We'd need to know what OS you're on to post a suggested one.

Bret



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