[SURBL-Discuss] RFC: Adding malwaredomains.com data tophishinglist?

Phil (Medway Hosting) phil at medwayhosting.com
Tue Nov 27 21:58:19 CET 2007


Re: MY LAST POST

For MALARIA - please read MALWARE

Damned spellcheckers :-s

All the best

Phil

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phil (Medway Hosting)" <phil at medwayhosting.com>
To: "SURBL Discussion" <discuss at lists.surbl.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 8:54 PM
Subject: Re: [SURBL-Discuss] RFC: Adding malwaredomains.com data
tophishinglist?


>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Andy Warner" <admin at andy.net>
> To: "SURBL Discussion list" <discuss at lists.surbl.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2007 8:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [SURBL-Discuss] RFC: Adding malwaredomains.com data to
> phishinglist?
>
>
> > Some of the sites are clearly malware, but there are a lot of
> > semi-legitimate, high traffic sites on there, many of which are
> > already whitelisted. I'm all for adding more data, but it looks like
> > the amount of filtering may be so high it is not worth it for this
> > source.
> >
> > How would you handle the filtering? It looks like it would have to be
> > done manually.
>
> Seems to me that if the SOURCE of the data is reliable and correct (in
that
> the site DOES contain malaria), but the domain is whitelisted somewhere,
> then it's a good reason to remove the whitelisting. Not to remove the
> listing from the malaria list.
>
> My complaint (not actually complaining about this list in particular) is
> that too many domains and/or IP's are whitelisted on lists generally (and
I
> AM talking generally here). It's the "they have some legit customers"
> syndrome - so what if they do ? If they screw up they get blacklisted
until
> they clean up their act - it's that simple.
>
> ISP's ESP's & webhosts who act responsibly and in a timely fashion get
given
> the benefit of the doubt. Those that don't - well - don't !!
>
> All the best
>
> Phil
>
>
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