[Greylist-users] Side benefit

Eric S ejs at bfd.com
Fri Aug 22 10:09:54 PDT 2003

On Thu, 21 Aug 2003, Alan Batie wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 10:11:37PM -0700, Scott Nelson wrote:
> > A much more tangible benefit of greylisting IMO is that viruses
> > like SoBig don't retry.  I've heard there was an outbreak recently,
> > but I haven't seen any.  :)
> My spamassassin load jumped a lot earlier this week, and I was assuming
> it was the viruses.  Since I think they use addresses in the address
> book, it's possible they were already in the database as OK, though
> I would have thought the same would be true for you...

I got a boatload of them this morning, but all from forwarded accounts
on MTAs that will do the retry.

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