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Re: Spam targeting nnn-done@bugs.d.o




On Wed, 21 Feb 2018, Sven Joachim wrote:
> In fact, I am quite surprised that the current spam wave has been
> lasting for so long, those messages should be quite easy to filter
> out.

I dropped in a filter for these messages on Saturday; I personally
haven't seen any since I dropped in the filter, but I haven't been
watching all of the bugs.

On Wed, 21 Feb 2018, Tobias Frost wrote:
> How's about for starting blocking attachment that are kind of unusual
> for the FOSS world, like spreadsheets from MS products, zip files.. or
> mime-type application/octet-stream?

We basically already do this with our ZIPFILE, MSWORD, and ZIPCOMPRESSED
rules:

https://salsa.debian.org/debbugs-team/antispam/spamassassin_config/blob/master/common/virus_spam#L115

Speaking on behalf of owner@, we're always looking more assistance in
creating better SA rules. Our configuration is publicly available.[1]
[I've just started moving it from alioth to salsa, so the git urls will
change slightly.]

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