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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • After 8 hours, I'm getting back to about half the rate I got during the initial deployment, meaning about 500 virus attacks an hour.

    But the biggest problem is not that. It's the stupid antivirus email to tell me that I am infected! I am not! This was a joe-job.

    And the worst part is that I can develop a procmailrc filter for the virus mail, but not for the antivirus email.

    If you are reading this and work for a company like Norton or Symantec, please tell someone how bad this is for all of us.

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    • Randal L. Schwartz
    • Stonehenge
    • > And the worst part is that I can develop a procmailrc filter for the virus mail, but not for the antivirus email.

      I grew desperate during the last outbreak... the below worked pretty well. Remove spurious linebreaks as necessary. This was of course last year, when I still cared about having messages falsely flagged as crap-- now I would store them all safely into /dev/null.

      :0
      * ^Subject: .*(automated response|(failure|mail) (delivery|noti|system)|delivery (fail|noti|problem|report|stat|unsucc|war