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From: Marco Atzeri <marco.atzeri@gmail.com>
To: cygwin@cygwin.com
Subject: Re: cygwin Digest 27 Mar 2018 08:53:38 -0000 Issue 10744
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:45:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <634051d4-2aca-e925-c6b3-2f65140406ca@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <d788ea8f-d05a-f06e-7b6a-343f8ccc64bc@virginmedia.com>

On 4/18/2018 3:15 AM, Stephen Lyons wrote:
> On 27/03/2018 09:53, cygwin-digest-help@cygwin.com wrote:

> 
> For unusual reasons I was looking at my EMail on a Windows PC and it's
> Anti-Virus (AVG Free) detected a Win32:Malware-gen infection in the file
> Inquiry.exe inside Inquiry.gz inside the third message of this digest
> (Issue: 10744) - given that that was a spam message anyhow, is such
> *malicious* junk common in this mailing list?  Is it was just that I
> happened to be using a vulnerable platform (i.e. Windows) whereas I
> normally lurk from a *nix one that means I'm encountering something that
> Windows/Cygwin users see frequently here?
> 
> Stephen
> 

We have noted an increase of SPAM and some are passing through the
filters of the mailing list.

It is usually not common but in my experience gmail is rejecting
5-10 mail per year from the mailing list due to dangerous attachment.

Regards
Marco


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  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-18  6:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1522140818.79007.ezmlm@cygwin.com>
2018-04-18  1:15 ` Stephen Lyons
2018-04-18  6:45   ` Marco Atzeri [this message]
2018-04-20 15:01     ` cyg Simple

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