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- From: Oliver Kiddle <okiddle@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: zsh-users@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: spam/virus problem
- Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 10:56:54 +0100
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- Sender: kiddleo@xxxxxxxxxx
I contacted Sunsite Denmark about the big boss spam deluge and have
received a response from Karsten which is attached below. Sounds like
something is being done.
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Subject: Re: zsh mailing lists
From: Karsten Thygesen <karthy@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 14 Jan 2003 23:31:42 +0100
>>>>> "Oliver" == Oliver Kiddle <opk@xxxxxxx> writes:
Oliver> Has there been any progress on spam filtering for the zsh
Oliver> mailing lists? Since Saturday, there have been 70 messages
Oliver> to the list which are reportedly from `big@xxxxxxxx' and
Oliver> contain just a .pif binary file attached - presumably a
Oliver> Windows virus. This has resulted in quite a few complaints on
Oliver> the list.
Oliver> It would be much appreciated if you can set up some form of
Oliver> filtering. spamassassin seems to be the favoured plan among
Oliver> people on the list. Other options would certainly be
Yes - we have tried blackhole for some time, but it did not scale to
our amount of mails. Spamassassin is not without problems either - we
have also tried that one.
Now I will look into messagewall, which seems quite good - and
includes virus scanning. I hope it will be installed during the
Oliver> Even black listing big@xxxxxxxx would be worth something in
Oliver> the short term as those messages don't appear to have abated
That is done now...!
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