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Re: SPAM Prevention/Blacklists
- From: Patrick W.Gilmore
- Date: Wed Mar 03 18:43:57 2004
On Mar 3, 2004, at 6:00 PM, Richard Welty wrote:
Mind if I ask why you don't use the sbl-xbl?
Of the ones above, I only use spamhaus, combined with opm.blitzed.org
i use the same ones as Patrick, but i also use the cbl (a component of
spamhaus xbl, perhaps the only one at the present time, but that could
BTW: I also use haebeas & bogons, but not really sure you would call
haebeas a blacklist. :)
one thing i do is use opm.blitzed.org and cbl.abuseat.org at connect
I love opm.blitzed. I haven't tried cbl.abuseat.org. I'll have to
check it out.
hosts on these lists are pretty much guaranteed to be open proxies or
compromised hosts, so listening to them at all is a waste of time. no
to wait until after RCPT TO: to 5xx, i just drop the connection.
Could you go into more detail?
i used it for some time, and reluctantly shut it down. blocked a lot
Also, I like sender verification, but that's me.
abuse, but too many false positives for my taste.
I've only been using it a couple months, but I have a whole 1 false
positive, and I'm not sure I'd call it a false positive. (Web page
which sent e-mail and allowed anything in "from" address, but was
password protected internal thing, so they were not doing sanity
checking thinking it was guaranteed good e-mail.)
Maybe I have others I just don't know about? How many people send
legit e-mail with return addresses which are bogus?
P.S. Disclaimer: I'm authoritative for the spam BLs I use.