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Re: [Clamav-users] Memory usage for clamd is huge

From: rick pim <rick_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Mar 31 2008 - 14:45:05 GMT
To: ClamAV users ML <clamav-users@lists.clamav.net>


Dennis Peterson writes:
> But we know from the volumes of spam and viruses now approaching
> if not exeeding 90% that you are the exception, not the norm.

spam yes, viruses..... not so much. our experience has been that email-borne viruses are way, way down: yesterday's logs from one of our mail gateways said there were about 15 viruses caught in something more than half-a-million email messages.

phishing is up, of course, but viruses (i'm one of those folks that mentally files phishing under 'spam') are way down.

rp rick pim rick@post.queensu.ca information technology services (613) 533-2242 queen's university, kingston


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