phishing increases

Chris Stone cstone at AXINT.NET
Fri Dec 9 21:38:23 GMT 2005

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On Thursday 08 December 2005 11:31 pm, Dave wrote:
> Hello,
>     I'm seeing an increase in phishing atempts. I'm running MS-4.46.2 on a
> freebsd6 box and here's my phishing-relevant mailscanner.conf settings:
> Find Phishing Fraud = yes
> Also Find Numeric Phishing = yes
> Highlight Phishing Fraud = yes
> Phishing Safe Sites File = %etc-dir%/
> Phishing Modify Subject = yes
> Phishing Subject Text = {Fraud?}
> In the safe sites file i haven't modified anything, is there more i can do?
> Particularly i'm seeing items from ebay, a bank which i don't do business
> with, and emails marked as postmaster undeliverable.

If you are not using ClamAV, you should add it to the mix - it picks up most 
of the phishing scams I see on my servers.


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