Filtering EBay Invoice spam

Scott Silva ssilva at
Wed Aug 16 18:06:33 IST 2006

Logan Shaw spake the following on 8/16/2006 8:42 AM:
> On Wed, 16 Aug 2006, Garry Glendown wrote:
>> Many of our users have been hit with the ebay invoice spam/virus/worm
>> mails. Though the attachment is filtered out nicely already, we were
>> wondering if there is a way to block the whole mail?
> I find that clamav does a good job of catching lots of
> bank-related phishing e-mails.  We don't get many of the
> eBay ones, but I wouldn't be surprised if it is also pretty
> effective at blocking those well.
>   - Logan
It hits them just as well!
Are you using a distributed checksum system like DCC or Razor?
I hit the first few with clam-av, and then as they get reported, the rest get
stopped with DCC and razor scores.
Until they re-tool and re-run their crap-flingers, then clam hits them again.


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