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Re: More on spam

Brian Walker(bfwalker@net-yan.com) is reported to have said:
> On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 21:20:24 +0800, John Hasler wrote:
> As for getting spamassassin installed, I will fumble a bit in the dark,
> despite the instructions, and scream for help in a bit. This flood of
> spam I have recently been getting amounts to 20MB a day. And my ISP could
> not give a flying fsck.
> Thanks for the reference Klaus, to spamassassin and Kmail. 

I would suggest installing mailfilter, for a start.  With it you can
remove the MS junk at the pop server and never download it.  That
would reduce the majority of the spam.

see the archives an how this is done.  Its fast, and easy.

As an example here is what mailfilter did to spam in the last 4 hours.

    Mail on Server   downloaded
8 AM   235            135
9 AM    33             18
10 AM   49             36
11 AM   39             28

My filters did pick up 11 spam messages from what was downloaded.
Of those spamassassin and other procmail filters caught all but 1
and sa-learn ahould take care og that one in the future.

:-) HTH, YMMV, HAND :-)
Flon's Law:
  There is not now, and never will be, a language in which it is
  the least bit difficult to write bad programs.

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