Re: [Full-Disclosure] SPAM with a PGP signature?

From: Justin Mason (jm_at_jmason.org)
Date: 07/21/03

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    To: Pamela Patterson <ppatters@cbnco.com>
    Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 12:22:58 -0700
    
    

    Pamela Patterson writes:
    >On Mon, 2003-07-21 at 13:54, KF wrote:
    >> Has anyone noticed alot of spam coming in recently with pgp sigs
    >> attached? What would be the benefit of doing that?
    >
    >Spamassasin deducts a couple of points from the Spam Score of a message
    >if it's PGP signed. It wouln't surprise me if other spam filters do as
    >well.

    Yeah, it used to. Not any more, though, since it's being exploited.

    If you check, often those PGP sigs are the same cut-and-pasted string
    btw...

    --j.
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