[SpamCop-Mail] Re: What does MAILTO_TO_SPAM_ADDR mean ?
Kilgallen at SpamCop.net
Mon Jan 5 15:14:55 EST 2004
In article <btces0$k7g$1 at news.spamcop.net>, Graeme Leith <glnews030922 at highspot.net> writes:
> Larry Kilgallen wrote:
>> SpamAssassin caused some non-spam to be put into my Held Mail folder
>> with the following notation.
>> X-Spam-Status: hits=1.1 tests=MAILTO_TO_SPAM_ADDR version=2.60
>> Can someone tell me what MAILTO_TO_SPAM_ADDR means ?
>> The addressees were all individuals, but my one address had a single
>> word Personal Name.
> SpamAssassin found a mailto link in the email that looked like a spammer
> unsubscribe address.
No mailto links, since this was text email. There were four
email addresses in the body, two at Yahoo and two at AOL.
> I'll do some conf file digging if you want more
> specifics on the test.
I would be interested, but you don't owe me research time.
> SA only had 1.1 hits. If you're using that low a threshold, you will
> likely see a lot of false positives.
My threshhold is low, but typically I get no false positives, which
is why I was interested in the details.
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