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Old 03-14-2002
Question virus forwarding ?

Hello,

I have created a .forward file to automatically forward all e-mails from my unix account to a webmaster account.

I want to know if an e-mail that is carrying a virus could infect my server or the server with the webmaster account, or both servers ?
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Old 03-14-2002
It matters on what the OS is of the servers involved.

Normally a virus is not something you have to worry about on UNIX (attacks for D.O.S. or attempts at overflow of buffers on UNIX) but if the email is forwarded to a system running MicroSoft products, then you can infect that system.
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Old 03-15-2002
have a look at www.amavis.org if thats what are you looking for
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