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Re: Collecting IP reputation data from many people

From: Michael Scheidell <michael.scheidell_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 22 2010 - 13:19:56 GMT
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On 10/21/10 8:50 PM, wrote:
> I'd like to try collecting reputation data for every IP address from
> everyone willing to submit it. Via something like spamassassin's --report
> (spam) and --revoke (non-spam) functions. And then providing a list with
> a percentage of non-spam (vs. spam) seen from every IP. And hopefully
> that would be useful in filtering spam, similar to the hostkarma white /
> black / yellow list.
> Because the existing lists only cover a small percentage of non-spam. For
> example, I believe covers by far the most, and all of its
> ranks together (high, medium, low, and none) only cover 30% of non-spam
> according to the latest SA network mass check.
re-inventing the wheel.
DCC commercial version does all that already, sorta. but DCC
automatically gauges 'bulk', and.. spamassassin --report sends the info
to DCC (if you have commercial version).
and SA 3.2.* has built in support for the results of the ip queries.

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