Low spam detection

Alex Broens ms-list at alexb.ch
Thu Apr 2 14:44:16 IST 2009

On 4/2/2009 3:16 PM, Denis Beauchemin wrote:
> 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
> Alex,
> I just implemented both.  Will see how it goes.  What score did you give 
> to iXhash?

Can't really suggest a score.

I assume the default are ok, and if you see you can trust them raise (or 
  decrease?) - depends on your FP rate and trust.


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