[Mimedefang] [OT?] Random Word Spam

Richard Laager rlaager at wiktel.com
Wed Feb 8 09:59:16 EST 2012

On Wed, 2012-02-08 at 10:03 +0100, Juergen Kleff wrote:
> Do you use greylisting?


> Do the mails indeed come from real mailservers or do they come from 
> compromised dial-in computers?

Real mail servers

> Feeding the mails to spamassassin's bayes database could perhaps help, in 
> spite of the random words. But you should keep an eye on it for the risk of 
> false positives.
> Everything in the headers is different? Nothing common in them?

As far as I could tell, nothing was common. They were incredibly
minimal. The X-Mailer field was full of random (real mail client)


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