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Re: [clamav-users] Phishing URLs: South African Banks

From: Alain Zidouemba <azidouemba_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Aug 02 2011 - 13:35:44 GMT
To: ClamAV users ML <>


Your (or any) submissions are not being ignored. We have have just
been facing a large volume of submissions and prioritization sometimes
makes it that it takes us longer than we'd want to to get to some

I will be contacting you shortly to see how we can handle these
submissions in a timely manner.



On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 8:52 AM, Axel Holscher <> wrote:
> Presumably because not enough admins are submitting South African Bank Phishing Email samples....?
> I diligently report/submit ZA Bank Phishing samples here but never get any email feedback that they have been processed or accepted.
> To rephrase the question below:
> Can somebody from CLAMAV advise if Phishing sample file submissions are being ignored in general or accepted/used but not acknowledged?.
> Regards
> Axel Holscher
> On 2011-05-04 09:51, David Horwitz wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> First of all thanks for all the hard work on this awesome project!
>> I've noticed since implementing scanning of incoming mail on my systems
>> that clam is very good at identifying phishing attempts from major
>> international and US banks (city bank etc.) but that all the phishing
>> attempts we get targeting users of South African Banks get through. I
>> assume this is because their URL's aren't in the database. What is the
>> correct way to go around submitting these? The traditional malware
>> reporting tool seems to be the wrong way of doing it (but might be wrong)
>> Regards
>> David Horwitz
>> System Administrator
>> Centre for Educational Technology
>> University of Cape Town
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