[SURBL-Discuss] Re: Start an IP list to block?

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Thu Sep 9 23:14:29 CEST 2004

On Thursday, September 9, 2004, 2:05:28 PM, Alex Broens wrote:
> Chris Santerre wrote:

>> OK, this isn't the first time we've had this discussion, but Raymond and I
>> felt this should be made public again. He ran thru some tests of 1500+
>> domains and found the following data. Looks like they maybe send from
>> zombies, and never their hosts. IPs are similar across the board. 
>> So is there a way to use the IP info in a good way? Could SA or SURBL do a
>> quick ping of the URL and match against a URL? This would allow us to simply
>> list 1 IP instead of all these domains.
>> (I'm well aware of virtual hosts! So only the filthiest of spammers would be
>> put on this IP list. Then their IP better boot them or anyone hosted on that
>> box would feel the rath of SURBL.)
>> --Chris

> Chris, Raymond ,

> I went thru a random few of these and they're were listed at Spamhaus.
> Using spamhaus at SMTP level or SA doing RBL lookups would have caught 
> and stopped them...

Yes, that is a good answer.  Use Spamhaus RBLs...  :-)

Jeff C.

> Spamcop probably has quite a few of them listed as well

> ideas?

> Alex

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