[Dshield] A new tactic for fighting spam?
crunch at shopip.com
Sun Sep 8 03:37:39 GMT 2002
>Well, a lot of spam uses throw away hotmail accounts or dialup accounts.
>I am using the spamcop black list for a while now and it works quite well.
Oh Yea - I should put those in the Crunchbox block list.... Hmmm! I forgot about that feature.
>There are some other services, like for example spamarrest.com, which
>are sometimes a headache if people sign up to this mailing list and
>forget to 'whitelist' it, so I have to deal with the bounces (minor
Hmmm! going to check this one out.
>On the other hand, better whois information would be a great thing.
>For DShield, I gave up on reverse-resolution / in-addr.arpa a long
>time ago. But even ARIN/APNIC/RIPE data is often bad.
Indeed it is... but getting them (ISP's) to respond to your requests and reports is like talking to a wall, especially Korean and Chinese ISP's.
Perhaps we should try and put pressure on Sprintlink, the main provider that provides China with Internet service. At least that's what the traceroute says.
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