Bayes Poisoning? Spam with negative BAYES Scores

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at
Fri Dec 19 12:20:36 GMT 2003

On Fri, 19 Dec 2003 13:53:11 +1100, you wrote:

>I am starting to find that as the bayes DB is getting larger that more
>spam is starting to get through. I have only installed 6 weeks ago and
>in the last 2 weeks i have a steady increase in spam not being trapped -
>is there bayes maintenance i need to do? maybe its something completely
>unrelated, but it seemed logical to me.

I save undetected spam and feed that into sa-learn. I am working on
filters that do the same with spam that is detected but has a negative
bayes score.

Peter Peters, senior netwerkbeheerder
Dienst Informatietechnologie, Bibliotheek en Educatie (ITBE)
Universiteit Twente,  Postbus 217,  7500 AE  Enschede
telefoon: 053 - 489 2301, fax: 053 - 489 2383,

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