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starting to get really sick of spam ... [Oct. 27th, 2003|09:35 pm]
Okrzyki, przyjaciel!
Does anyone know of a spam filter that is:

1. Unix-compatible (i.e. written in C or C++, or Perl, or Awk, or ...)
2. Can be run from procmail
3. Doesn't take a guru to install and configure?

I know I can troll thru http://www.sourceforge.net and other sites, but I'm asking my friends for personal testimonials.

This would be running on HPUX 10, if that matters.
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[User Picture]From: bitterwhiteguy
2003-10-27 11:34 pm (UTC)
I've never installed the program myself and I'm not sure if it's only available as a server-side app, but Spam Assassin is great. It does some nice rules-based scoring, and anything that gets over a certain point value(which you can adjust iirc) gets tagged with a *** SPAM *** tag that's easy enough to send to /dev/null/ in procmail. It's pretty accurate too, the only time I got any false positives were from people sending text messages from their cell phones.

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* ^Subject:.*\<*** SPAM ***\>
/dev/null

Skye has it installed on f4, you should talk to him about it.
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[User Picture]From: optic
2003-10-28 08:56 am (UTC)
yeah we have spamassassin at hyperreal. mjb knows more about it than i do
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