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

From: Dennis Peterson <dennispe_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Aug 02 2011 - 13:59:56 GMT
To: ClamAV users ML <>

On 8/2/11 6:35 AM, Alain Zidouemba wrote:
> Alex,
> 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
> submission.
> I will be contacting you shortly to see how we can handle these
> submissions in a timely manner.
> Thanks,
> -Alain

I'm just thinking out loud here, but the real reason we're all running ClamAV is
not because the code is bug-free or has the coolest features, but because of the
signatures. To create an exaggerated view of it, if you guys produced the finest
AV engine in the world, faster, lighter, and less maintenance than all others
but had last year's signatures, nobody would use it. It is finally the
signatures that protects our systems.

So that is my way of voting for raising the priority on signature processing.
And I do not wish this to sound like a complaint because it is not - you all are
doing a great job.


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