Anti-Phishing Update -- New data feed
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Mon Jun 15 16:18:54 IST 2009
On 15/06/2009 15:47, Alex Broens wrote:
> 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 lists.mailscanner.info [mailto:mailscanner-
>>>> bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] 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
>>>> 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
>>>> 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
Thanks for that info. My list of phishing email addresses has a very
good future and will be supported for the forseeable future, as it
produced by a very large commercial entity, whose internet-based
services you have almost certainly used at some point.
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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