Anti-Phishing Update -- New data feed

Alex Broens ms-list at
Mon Jun 15 15:47:31 IST 2009

On 6/15/2009 4:32 PM, Julian Field wrote:
> On 15/06/2009 15:00, Jonas A. Larsen wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
>>> bounces at] On Behalf Of Julian Field
>>> Sent: 15. juni 2009 13:01
>>> To: MailScanner discussion
>>> Subject: Anti-Phishing Update -- New data feed
>>> I have gained a new reliable feed of email addresses known to be used
>>> in
>>> phishing attacks.
>>> I have therefore updated my anti-spear-phishing scripts to catch any
>>> mail mentioning these email addresses as well. I know quite a few of
>>> you
>>> have found this script to be useful.
>>> You can see the new article and download the script at
>>> Please do try it out and let me know what you think!
>> Hi Julian.
>> Currently testing version 2 of the script, I never got round to 
>> testing the
>> old one.
>> I was just wondering, do this feed have anything to do with the EMAILBL
>> plugin/project announced on the SA list?
> Can you send me a URL for it or something to look at please?
> Until I've read that, I can't tell you whether it is related or not, 
> they might be getting a data feed from the same place I do. But mine is 
> commercially generated.

EmailBL is an experimental list which is being run till July 1, as a 
proof of concept and in its current form will be discontinued.

The data is not from the same feed.

atm, there's no need to invest time in this for MailScanner as nobody 
knows if it will be continued under another name, who will mirror it, 
etc, etc


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