More descriptive body spam message

Mauricio Tavares raubvogel at
Thu Jul 30 13:11:57 IST 2009

Jules Field wrote:
> On 23/07/2009 12:00, Mauricio Tavares wrote:
>>     I received a spam mail from one of my other accounts in which 
>> their spamassassin detected the spam. That is fine, nothing specially 
>> really. But what it had that was interesting to me was the amount of 
>> info shown on the body of the message about the said spam:
>> =============================%< ====================================
>> Spam detection software, running on the system "", has
>> identified this incoming email as possible spam.  The original message
>> has been attached to this so you can view it (if it isn't spam) or label
>> similar future email.  If you have any questions, see
>> the administrator of that system for details.
>>    [...]
>> Content analysis details:   (6.9 points, 5.0 required)
>>  pts rule name              description
>> ---- ---------------------- 
>> --------------------------------------------------
>>  0.0 MISSING_MID            Missing Message-Id: header
>>  1.3 MISSING_HEADERS        Missing To: header
>>  1.0 BAYES_60               BODY: Bayesian spam probability is 60 to 80%
>>                             [score: 0.6317]
>>  0.0 HTML_MESSAGE           BODY: HTML included in message
>>  1.5 MIME_HTML_ONLY         BODY: Message only has text/html MIME parts
>>  0.0 FORGED_OUTLOOK_HTML    Outlook can't send HTML message only
>>  3.1 FORGED_MUA_OUTLOOK     Forged mail pretending to be from MS Outlook
>> The original message was not completely plain text, and may be unsafe to
>> open with some email clients; in particular, it may contain a virus,
>> or confirm that your address can receive spam.  If you wish to view
>> it, it may be safer to save it to a file and open it with an editor.
>> =============================%< ====================================
>> A lot of that MailScanner already does, but in a shorthand version on 
>> the header. Is there a way to do something like the above, as in 
>> append that to the top of the body of the mail that by now is already 
>> defanged?
> Add a spam action "encapsulate" and you will find you get a lot of that.
	Getting into my Homer Simpson mode here: how do I do that? =)

> Jules

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