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Re: [vox-tech] the answer to all my virus problems

On 2003.09.20 14:56, p@dirac.org wrote:
roland smith, whom i met while googling shared a *wonderful* procmail
recipe that catches windows viruses.  it's made my life bearable.
it is:

# Broad antivirus recipe:
# It looks at the contents of attachments. The 2nd condition is the
header of
# a win32 exe encoded with the base64 algorithm. No matter how the
virus is
# named, that header MUST have this specific form, or it won't be
# by windows as an executable.  So every attachment that starts with
# TVqQAAMAAAAEAAAA//8AALg is a win32 program and a potential virus.
The 3rd
# condition is the string "this program cannot be run in MS-DOS mode"
# in base64.  It's there just to be sure, and avoid false positives.
:0 B
* ^Content-Transfer-Encoding:.*base64
* 4fug4AtAnNIbg
	LOG="[virus: win32 exe]     "


just cut and paste into .procmailrc and your 99E999 swen viruses per
wil be placed into $MAILDIR/DUMP (or /dev/null if that's what you

the guy had some good procmail recipes on his website:


Wierdly, I haven't gotten any real copies of the virus since I started sending them to .mail/probably-virus, but I have gotten copies of the virus email with the .exe file already stripped from the message (so it still shows up in my inbox just the same)

I know my procmail isn't working, becuase I just emailed myself a .exe file from my windows partition and the filter caught it and shunted the message off to .mail/probably-virus

I usually have a GPG digital signature included as an attachment.
See http://www.gnupg.org/ for info about these digital signatures.
My key was last signed 6/10/2003. If you use GPG, *please* see me about
signing the key. ***** My computer can't give you viruses by email. ***

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