My email says it is Disarmed - what does that mean?

How do I know whether and email has a virus or is a spam?

One of the ways that Mailscanner identifies possible spam is by writing a message in the subject line of the affected email will be prefixed with one of the following:

{Disarmed}

  • indicates that the email contained html tags that are considered dangerous, e.g. iframe and form tags
  • that a web bug or tracking code was found in an HTML e-mail that would have sent info back to a remote server without your knowledge or consent
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