spam sneaking in under the threshold

mikea mikea at MIKEA.ATH.CX
Fri Oct 10 20:43:10 IST 2003

On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 12:28:32PM -0700, Chris Yuzik wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm getting some spam coming through that is just barely squeaking in under
> the threshold (5.0). I'm seeing things at 4.9 down to 4.5. I could reduce my
> threshold, of course, but I don't want ham incorrectly tagged as spam.
> I was thinking about increasing the points associated with some of the rules.
> I believe DCC is currently set to 3.02...I could change it to 3.5, I suppose.
> What is everyone else doing, and what's the best course of action here.

Run it through `sa-learn --spam`. Make sure you have Bayesian filters
enabled. Possibly raise DCC/Razor2/Pyzor scores, and possibly add
rules based on strings/features common to the spam.

All in all, it sounds like you're on the right track.

Mike Andrews
mikea at
Tired old sysadmin

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