Svar: Re: More SPAM?

Mike Kercher mike at CAMAROSS.NET
Thu Nov 6 20:09:08 GMT 2003

What are your Spam scores set to in your MailScanner.conf?
What version of SpamAssassin are you running?
Are you using any RBL's?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list
> [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf Of Jan Elmqvist Nielsen
> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 1:58 PM
> Subject: Svar: Re: More SPAM?
> I have a user which received about 60 Spam mails in the
> beginning of june - It's now close to 150 Spam mails every day!
> Total for one of our domain is about 50 % Spam mails during
> the workdays and 80 % in the weekends!
> /jan Elmqvist Nielsen
> >>> marco at MUW.EDU 06-11-03 19:10 >>>
> Hi,
> > You are not the only one, we are getting bombarded with SPAM.
> There has certainly been a recent spike in SPAM coming to our site.
> However, MS has been handling the spike pretty good. There
> are always a few here and there that make it through the
> checkpoints, but I was able to tackle those few by using
> SpamCop and Spamhause RBLs.
> Just an interesting notion: as of October, Spam has increased
> by more than 100% since July (coming to our site). I have
> noticed this spike around August. It is truly a world-wide
> problem. Something more effective has to be done to prosecute
> those felthy individuals.
> Hope this helps
> Marco

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