Tag: Spam

Spam Poison

I’ve never understood the rationale behind the various web scripts that claim that they are ‘poisoning’ spammers lists. They claim that, by putting a bunch of garbage email addresses on a web page and encouraging spammers to harvest   the page, they are poisoning a spammers email list and thus making the list useless so …

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SpamAssassin problem on Fedora 6

Running SpamAssassin after a Fedora Core 6 update results in “Use of uninitialized value in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/i386-linux-thread-multi/Scalar/Util.pm line 30.” error.

Clean up /tmp

Recently I noticed that there’s a lot of temporary files in the /tmp directory on my mail server … all the files have spamassassin in the file name. I figured that in some cases, SpamAssassin (or programs it calls) isn’t cleaning up properly. I whipped up this script that will clean up any spamassassin files …

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