Low spam detection

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at USherbrooke.ca
Thu Apr 2 14:16:11 IST 2009

Alex Broens a écrit :
> 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.
> Alex


I just implemented both.  Will see how it goes.  What score did you give 
to iXhash?



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