Extreme spam testing
Mike Jezierski - BOFH
bofh at digitalfarmers.org
Tue Dec 23 15:50:52 UTC 2003
At 6:15 +1000 12/23/03, Matthew Sullivan wrote:
>>And don't expect a "we want to be blocked so we can discourage the
>>use of blacklists" attitude to work anymore. From us, at best
>>you'd get a whitelist entry. The spamming problem really _is_ that
>...and I'll be a very happy man the day I shut down SORBS because
>spam is no longer an issue. I might get a life then.
AMEN Mat !!!
These damned spammers sending out junk to foul up bayesian filtering
is getting to be too much. Not to mention the latest tactic is to
sneak IRCbots onto victim's PC's and voila!! Open Proxy.
As long as there is a piece of crap operating system like windblows
out there that bots and worms can easily compromise, then netblock
port scans and detections of proxies will be a necessary evil of the
I for one, if one of my luser subscribers is discovered with a proxy
or IRCbot running then I for one would like to know about it.
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