1 week's spam

Adrian Barker A.Barker at UCL.AC.UK
Mon Jan 12 17:04:15 GMT 2004

 >Morning all,
 >Thought I would do a little check that my spam settings are doing okay.
 >So I have been checking my spam for the past week.
 >In the past 7 days, I have received 2,977 bits of spam personally addressed
 >to me.
 >That's about 425 every day, which is about half my mail. (Boy, am I glad of
 >that MailScanner thingy!)
 >In that time, there have been 0 false positives, and 23 false negatives.
 >This gives success rates of 100% and 99.2% respectively.
 >Which I reckon is pretty good :-)
 >Setup details:
 >Spam List = ORDB-RBL MAPS-RBL+ spamhaus.org spamhaus-XBL
 >Max SpamAssassin Size = 40000
 >Required SpamAssassin Score = 6
 >SA 2.61 with BigEvil list added

Are the RBL lists being used by the mta, MailScanner or Spamassassin ?

Adrian Barker, Information Systems
University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT
External phone: (+44) 020 7679  2795,  Fax (+44) 20 7388 5406
Internal phone: x 32795
Email: A.Barker at ucl.ac.uk

 >The most amusing subject line of them all has to be this one:
 >         A lean, fit and younger mailer-daemon
 >Yes, I did think my current mailer-daemon was looking a bit ragged round
 >the edges :-)
 >Julian Field
 >MailScanner thanks transtec Computers for their support
 >PGP footprint: EE81 D763 3DB0 0BFD E1DC 7222 11F6 5947 1415 B654

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