[OT]RE: [Dshield] SANS Newsletter

Rick Klinge rick at jaray.net
Tue Dec 30 18:33:25 GMT 2003


Johannes,

Len Conrad http://imgate.meiway.com/ has a free system (IMGate) that can
easily be used to do just this.  There is an awesome support list server
too.

HTH,

~Rick

> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at dshield.org 
> [mailto:list-bounces at dshield.org] On Behalf Of Johannes B. Ullrich
> Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 11:25 AM
> To: General DShield Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [OT]RE: [Dshield] SANS Newsletter
> 
> 
> 
> > Blacklisting all spam and PORN is appropriate and the 'right' 
> > politically correct thing to do.
> 
> If you know of a "sporn" filter, let me know. There are 
> plenty of filters (and I am using them). But none of them is 
> all that great. 
> 
> The main issues about spam and filters in my opinion:
> 
> - People use services like spamcop as the only tool to filter.
> - they don't understand how these block lists work.
> - aside from a few obvious cases, it is hard to define what
>   "spam" is. 
> 
> For myself: I use 'spamassassin'. The main reason is that it 
> is very much configurable. For example, until recently I did 
> use spamcop as one factor. And even while our mail server was 
> blacklisted, I didn't lose any email, as just the fact of 
> being listed in spamcop didn't push the score high enough.
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> CTO SANS Internet Storm Center               http://isc.sans.org
> phone: (617) 837 2807            
>   fax: (617) 786 1550                          jullrich at sans.org
> 

___________________________________________________________________
Virus Scanned and Filtered by http://www.FamHost.com E-Mail System.




More information about the list mailing list