[SURBL-Discuss] The beast has been fed. 6dos now in WS.surbl.org

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Mon Jun 28 15:49:02 CEST 2004


On Monday, June 28, 2004, 2:28:11 PM, Jeff Chan wrote:
> On Monday, June 28, 2004, 12:31:24 PM, Chris Santerre wrote:
>> The '6dos' project domains have now been fed into ws.surbl.org. This is a
>> huge collection of spam domains. The reason I did this now is the format is
>> changing and it would have been a nightmare to do this later. 

>> I briefly looked thru them, but there are a LOT. I expect a few FPs. But for
>> the shear number of domains you can't beat it. I will remove any reported
>> FPs. Bill if you want to whitelist some if I can't get to them right away,
>> go ahead. I will post when I remove, or if they are spammers and the
>> whitelist needs to be removed. 

>> This is a great addition. And NO I can't tell you the source of the '6dos'
>> project. You will just have to contact me with any questions :) 

> NO!!!!!!!   DO NOT DO THIS.

> Rich's list is way too big and inaccurate for our use in terms
> of false positives.  It will ruin SURBLs and people's use of them.

> The huge list is probably the reason Bill's server is choking
> now.

I have temporarily disabled processing of ws.surbl.org, copying
be.surbl.org to it as a placeholder.

I will not re-enable processing of ws.surbl.org until the 6dos
data is removed from the list.  Does anyone have Bill's phone
number?

Jeff C.



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