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Re: a good mail server
- To: "corgi corgi" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: a good mail server
- From: "Al Lipscomb" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2002 18:36:02 -0400
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- Thread-Topic: a good mail server
> So the virus exploits Outlook's addressbook and then
> propagate via smtp?
> Which means the MTA has nothing to do with it? So if this
> consultant uses
> sendmail for the MTA and exchange internally how does he
> avoid all the
> security issues, assuming he's not bs'ing me? Just curious.
Blocking attachments along with a clever rule set will stop most of the
attacks that exist today.
My experience with consultants says that 90% of everything is hype.
But a good OpenBSD relay host / firewall for your Exchange boxes can be
a good thing.