Whitelisting problem

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Tue Jan 7 17:05:50 GMT 2003

If you're using SpamAssassin 2.40 or higher under MailScanner, you can
always use SpamAssassin's "whitelist_from_rcvd" feature. This requires a
match of both a from: line and a recieved: line prior to being whitelisted.


whitelist_from_rcvd     mkettler at evi-inc.com

At 11:50 AM 1/7/2003 -0500, Derek Winkler wrote:

>IBM is a partner of ours so I have whitelisted ibm.com
>But now some spammer is forging both the envelope and header to look like
>it cam from ibm.com
>The spammer appears to be creating random addresses ending in @ibm.com
>Is my only choice to remove ibm.com from the whitelist?
>Derek Winkler
>Security Administrator
>Algorithmics Inc., Toronto
>Tel: (416) 217-4107
>Fax: (416) 971-6263

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