Re: No DNS consistency checks in Debian spam filter?
Mike Bird writes:
> The single most powerful and most efficient spam filter test is to verify
> DNS consistency. Judging by the spam now swamping these lists, Debian
> does not employ such a test.
Debian uses SMTP-time anti-spam methods. For a short time the list was not
going through spamassassin but I believe that the SMTP-time stuff was still
in effect. The problem has been fixed now, of course.
> Unfortunately, once Debian has accepted this garbage and forwarded it to
> a million victims, its much harder to block.
Spamassassin blocked most of it here.