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Re: Scanning attachments with spamassassin

From: Frank Heydlauf <fh-sa2004_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Jun 10 2010 - 14:52:24 GMT
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On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 01:37:05PM +0000, Sharma, Ashish wrote:
> Since by default spamassassin and it's default plugins do not check email attachments for spam, are there custom plugins available for scanning attachments for spam?

why do you think so?

> Do I really need email attachment scanning for anti spam solution to work?

I do. Some/many spams come with html attachment (multipart message)
and SA out of the box scans them by default.

Just send yourself an EICAR as attachment to test
your setup.

-- Regards, Frank