Wich antivirus can scan Port 995?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Atomas31, Mar 28, 2005.

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  1. Atomas31

    Atomas31 Registered Member

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    Hi,

    Is there an Antivirus than can scan email coming from port 995 with SSL?

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    Atomas31
     
  2. flyrfan111

    flyrfan111 Registered Member

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    The port is not the problem for scanning, it is the fact that the data is encrypted. it is like me sending you a letter that is encrypted, before you could read it you have to decrypt it. The same thing happens with your email scanner, it must decrypt the data to check it. The time spent waiting for your AV scanner decrypt it would be unacceptable, so scanners do not bother. Your real time scanner will check the email once your email program decrypts it.
     
  3. tahoma

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    like said its encrypted so probably no point in even trying, BUT drweb can be set to scan any mail port. but probably pointless
     

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    wonder what happens if i set it to scan port 80..
     
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