Using Bugzilla to hide spam sites
aaron.trevena at gmail.com
Mon May 14 12:03:31 UTC 2007
On 14/05/07, Christopher Hicks <chicks at chicks.net> wrote:
> On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 12:38:19PM +0100, Aaron Trevena wrote:
> > On 14/05/07, Julien BETI <julien.beti at free.fr> wrote:
> > >Checking the attachment content will be somehow very difficult to
> > >implement, that's for sure.
> > Definately - that's an arms race you can't win, only mitigate the damage
> > from.
> Arms races are unwinnable, but sometimes its the only practical solution. Checking
> URL's in attachments against the various spam URL databases would seem harmless
> and take care of most of the problem for a little while. It won't win any races, but if it
> puts us ahead for a lap or two, so be it.
> MailScanner does this, its written in Perl, and it should be easy to make it optionally
> integratable in bugzilla. :)
Also Spam Monkey - which checks for spam-like text or html using
it's unsupported by it's author (because he's gone to japan to be a
missionary, I kid you not)
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