[lug] Stopping the New Generation of Spam

Daniel Webb lists at danielwebb.us
Mon Dec 4 16:33:36 MST 2006

On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 09:36:01AM -0700, Ken MacFerrin wrote:

> > filters.  What you really want to do is OCR the GIF image that's included
> > with the random text, and use that OCRed text to feed to the filter, and
> > also to filter against.
> Interesting approach.. this is the one type of spam that seems to get
> through my filters.  Do you currently have this implemented?.. and if
> so, what type of load does this plugin add on the server when processing
> (assuming you're already running SA)?

Yeah, that's probably 90% of my spam right now too.  I think if you get
something implemented for this you'll have a lot of people on this list and
elsewhere very interested in it.

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