[Mimedefang] Scanning for phrases & key words

Ken March ken at implant.net
Wed Jul 10 13:15:01 EDT 2002

On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Robin Brady wrote:

> Someone in the staff meeting suggested scanning for words and phrases
> in the bodies of email that the powers-that-be decide is inappropriate.  I
> guess what they want to do is to try and only block the porno spams.
> Can this be done with mimedefang?

That's basically what SpamAssassin does (plus header checks, optional
Rezor checking, etc.).  SA scores the e-mail based upon the text in the
headers, body, etc., and then you can then block based upon a threshold.

Since mimedefang makes use of SpamAssassin, the answer to your question is

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