Sanesecurity signatures are no longer being updated or distributed

Achim J. Latz achim+mailscanner at
Mon Dec 15 00:14:58 GMT 2008

In case others are receiving errors from their update scripts [1]:

"Sanesecurity signatures are no longer being updated or distributed due 
to extremely high server resource usage, which appears to be from a 
distributed denial of service attack (DDoS). I've moved server hosts 
twice (which takes time) and both times have resulted in the site being 

As many of you know, I produce the signatures and run the site, in my 
spare time and with Christmas approaching I’m finding my spare time is 
currently limited.

Hopefully this won’t be the end of the signatures and I’m hoping that 
they may return in the New Year.

May I take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped this 
project, either by providing samples, bandwidth, download scripts or 

Thanks and sorry to let you all down.



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