Fighting bogus news spam
tomaz.solc at tablix.org
Sat Jul 26 11:10:51 EDT 2008
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I've been using Bogofilter for some time now and it has been working
great, only occasionally letting through one out of couple of hundred
spam mails I get per day.
Recently however I've been getting around 20 mails per day that contain
a short bogus news item in the subject and body. These beat bogofilter
with ease since they do not contain any of the usual spam keywords. Also
every mail seems to be different, so they also resist new bogofilter
See below for some examples of such mails.
I've been wondering if anyone has found a reliable way of fighting this
Examples (each mail contains one such statement in subject and one in
body plus an URL). They are plain-text mails with random user agents.
Hurricane strikes Lousiana, thousands dead
US issues official threat to China over trade surplus
"I Won't Raise Taxes," Says Schwarzenegger, "except For The Indians."
Thousands of MSN passwords stolen, security compromised
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