Low spam detection

Alex Broens ms-list at alexb.ch
Wed Apr 1 21:37:03 IST 2009

On 4/1/2009 10:13 PM, Denis Beauchemin wrote:

> I've seen more phishing/Nigerian scams slipping through lately and it is 
> starting to annoy other people as well. I don't have the real picture 
> for the progression of undetected spam but my gut feeling tells me it 
> has worsened lately.

Are you using the SOUGH and SOUGH_FRAUD rules`?

also, the iXhash plugin does well against 419s - definitely worth a try.

> I guess I should ask for a trial for BarricadeMX. That would be the best 
> way to see if it would improve that perception.

I doubt that BMX will help against the Nigerians. I think its strength 
is in preventing bot floods, but there's few tricks against 419s except 
hashing and content rules.


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