Phishing is not working

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Tue Jul 19 08:59:38 IST 2005

Michael Baird wrote:
> Same here, I've never been able to get the phishing detection in
> mailscanner to work, luckily my virus scanners do pick up many of the
> attacks. If you figure out, be kind enough to post the fix. 
> Regards
> Michael Baird
>>We are running MailScanner 4.43.8-1 and I turned the phishing feature 
>>on. My file is the default.  we receive tens of 
>>thousands messages daily and we've been running this version for a few 
>>days. We have not seen any message caught by the feature. I received a 
>>phishing message myself. I tried to attach it to the message such that I 
>>can explain my situation better. However, Julian's JISCmail mailer does 
>>not like it. Apparently, MailScanner is able to identify the phishing 
>>thing. I wonder if there is anything wrong in my configuration?
>>Find Phishing Fraud = yes
>>Also Find Numeric Phishing = yes
>>Phishing Safe Sites File = %etc-dir%/
>>Kai Wang
>>University of Calgary

Always worked for alters the message so you get a big red 
(colour) warning in the html that the URL and it's supposed address do 
not match.

It doesn't block the email merely alters it..

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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