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Re: What to do about spam in debian-user [was: Your Password Reset Link from CorrLinks]




On Thursday 21 February 2019 08:32:18 Reco wrote:

> 	Hi.
>
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 08:21:00AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Thursday 21 February 2019 03:59:37 tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 11:45:50AM +0300, Reco wrote:
> > >
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > > You can also help us by bouncing (as in mutt) spam to
> > > > report-listspam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >
> > This _might_ be a good idea, if that address took forwards. My
> > incoming chain does not include the ability to do other than accept,
> > then divert to /var/mail/virii or /dev/null. But my one attempt to
> > forward to that address when debians poor spam/viri filters failed
> > often enough to get my attention several years ago, resulted in its
> > being bounced back to me
>
> There's a difference between 'Forward' and 'Bounce'. That e-mail is
> for bounces.
>
> > Don't give me, or my current ISP a hard time because their spam
> > filtering is far better ...  using barracuda
>
> LOL. Did you mean *this* Barracuda - [1]?
> The thing's a best possible example of how you *do not* filter spam
> *ever*.
>
Maybe, but it works.
> > I believe, or they'll put it in
> > a spam folder, but thats rare, 4 to 10 msgs a day.
>
> Here (office, not this MTA) we have 1 (that's 'one') per week if we're
> lucky (and on unlucky weeks it's exactly 0). And yes, it's Amavisd +
> SpamAssassin + Greylistd.
>
>
> Reco
>
> [1] http://www.dontbouncespam.org/


Cheers, Gene Heskett
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