jimpop at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 29 15:55:58 EDT 2005
On Fri, 2005-07-29 at 15:32 -0400, Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy wrote: > > On Fri, 29 Jul 2005, Jorey Bump wrote: > > > Your residential IP is causing a problem somewhere. But modpython.org's spam > > threshold is set pretty low. > > I've got it at 2.4 right now, otherwise I seem to be getting an aweful lot > of "check your paypal account" sent to grisha at modpython.org and cc-ing the > list, which appears to be some kind of a (perhaps not so) new spamming > technique. > > I'm not a spamassassin expert - is 2.4 too low? I run public systems (mostly mailing lists) with SA set at 4 or 5 (depends on the day of the week and other events). I haven't seen any paypal (or other) slip through yet. One way to tell is to look at the X-Spam-* headers and see what the value is set to. The one that started this fork in the thread was a 2.6 primarily because the user's IP address is listed in Sorbs (he's sending email from a dynamic IP rather than his ISP's mailserver) See: http://www.completewhois.com/cgi-bin/rbl_lookup.cgi?query=22.214.171.124 -Jim P.