custom anti-phishing message?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Nov 29 18:44:55 GMT 2004

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Jeff A. Earickson wrote:

> Julian,
> I'll just throw this out, feel free to say no...  The pointy-haired boss
> has wanted to have our own custom anti-phishing warning, instead of the
> MailScanner default (he wanted a whole paragraph there with a URL to our
> own site explaining phishing etc, way too long -- I told him no, it was
> hardwired).  But the pointy-haired boss DID thing that the warning was
> cool,
> instead of telling me to turn the feature off.
> Others want the thing shorter, eg "Fraud attempt from as
> Aaaargh.

See languages.conf. It is already there:
PossibleFraudStart = <font color="red"><b>MailScanner has detected a
possible fraud attempt from
PossibleFraudEnd = claiming to be </b></font>

> And I sure wish the msgid was in the phishing syslog, grumble, grumble.
> Maybe in the next design of this feature?

Done. See the attached

Julian Field
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