[SURBL-Discuss] Re: Spam in progress bit ...

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Thu Aug 10 13:51:11 CEST 2006

On Thursday, August 10, 2006, 3:53:16 AM, opencomputing opencomputing wrote:
>>When was the last time Microsoft got listed in surbl ?
>>Smaller lists might end up being sent from a false positive domain and 
>>the idea is that surbl test pattern
>>(queries/minutes, burst/continuous, historical comparisons, geolocation 
>>and perhaps other metrics) should
>>allow to differentiate between such a list and a spam run.
> Spammers could add some fake URIs like yahoo.com, gmail.com,
> microsoft.com to their spam runs so that their mails get a hammy
> score(if surbl gives a negative score using some whitelisted URIs).

We don't use any negative scores anywhere.  Our internal
whitelist is only used to exclude domains from blacklisting.

Jeff C.
Don't harm innocent bystanders.

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