LeTourneau University's “in-house solution” brings Spam solution “in-house”

December 21, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Ethan Cooper, Network Administrator at Texas' LeTourneau University, could truly be defined as an in-house solution. I graduated from here on a Friday and started working here the following Monday, recalls Cooper. Spam was one of the most prevalent Cooper and his team had to deal with daily. His constant challenge has been spammers trying to sneak past email filtering solutions to reach LeTourneau's 4,000 students. Cooper explains, We'd been having success with SpamAssassin and Roaring Penguin's MIMEDefang, but still having daily complaints about spam, even when it was filtered to junk mail folders. Users at LeTourneau were becoming frustrated with spam outbreaks and Ethan's team often lost half a day/week dealing with spam problems. It finally got to the point where we had to block all emails containing ZIP files due to spam carrying virus infectEthan Cooper, Network Administrator at Texas' LeTourneau University, could truly be defined as an in-house solution. I graduated from here on a Friday and started working here the following Monday, recalls Cooper. Spam was one of the most prevalent Cooper and his team had to deal with daily. His constant challenge has been spammers trying to sneak past email filtering solutions to reach LeTourneau's 4,000 students.

Cooper explains, We'd been having success with SpamAssassin and Roaring Penguin's MIMEDefang, but still having daily complaints about spam, even when it was filtered to junk mail folders. Users at LeTourneau were becoming frustrated with spam outbreaks and Ethan's team often lost half a day/week dealing with spam problems. It finally got to the point where we had to block all emails containing ZIP files due to spam carrying virus infectEthan Cooper, Network Administrator at Texas' LeTourneau University, could truly be defined as an in-house solution. I graduated from here on a Friday and started working here the following Monday, recalls Cooper. Spam was one of the most prevalent Cooper and his team had to deal with daily. His constant challenge has been spammers trying to sneak past email filtering solutions to reach LeTourneau's 4,000 students.

Cooper explains, We'd been having success with SpamAssassin and Roaring Penguin's MIMEDefang, but