Spam full of random words not being stopped
rob at thehostmasters.com
Fri Jan 16 14:27:39 GMT 2004
Thanks for clearing that up....
Rob at TheHostMasters.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian Field" <mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk>
To: "Rob Charles" <rob at thehostmasters.com>
Cc: <mailscanner at jiscmail.ac.uk>
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 9:19 AM
Subject: Re: Spam full of random words not being stopped
> At 14:05 16/01/2004, you wrote:
> >Someone here on this list simply told me to add the bigevil.cf file in
> >either /etc/mail/spamassassin or wherever your 50_scores.cf file is.
> >And restart
> >But how or can you tell if a rule set is being used?
> Leave it a few hours and look for BIGEVIL in the lists of rules that hit
> some of your spam.
> > I am still getting Habeas stuff to after adding score HABEAS_SWE -3.0
> >Its a little confusing to me being a newbie to mailscanner, knowing where
> >add rules and such... can they just not go all in one file somewhere?
> They can all just go in spam.assassin.prefs.conf, but the BigEvil list
> changes very frequently so it's easier to replace if you keep it in a
> separate file.
> >Rob Charles
> >Montreal, Canada
> >Rob at TheHostMasters.com
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Michael Keightley" <mk at quadstone.com>
> >To: <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
> >Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 6:40 AM
> >Subject: Re: Spam full of random words not being stopped
> > > Do you just add contents of this file to spam.assassin.prefs.conf, or
> > > do an include?
> > >
> > > Michael
> > > On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 10:04:16AM +0000, Julian Field wrote:
> > > > At 09:35 16/01/2004, you wrote:
> > > > >Been getting lots of Spam recently which just contains lots of
> > > > >words.
> > > > >These aren't being marked as Spam (using MailScanner-4.25-14 +
> > > > >I've attached a couple of examples. Is there anyway to stop this
> > > >
> > > > Try adding the BigEvil.cf rules file to your SA setup, as it may
> > > > with this.
> > > > --
> > > > Julian Field
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> > > --
> > > Michael Keightley <Michael.Keightley at quadstone.com> Tel: +44 131
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> > >
> Julian Field
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