[Spambayes] To think like a spammer...
Sun, 29 Sep 2002 01:32:56 -0400
[Mark M. Hoffman]
> Don't get me wrong:
I'm not <wink>.
> I'm not trying to poo-poo your results, which are fantastic.
> I'm just trying to keep this in mind from the Graham paper:
> >> Still, anyone who proposes a plan for spam filtering has to be able
> >> to> answer the question: if the spammers knew exactly what you were
> >> doing, how well could they get past you?
That's very much worth testing too, and John Draper specifically suggested
it last week. Like most projects, we have no lack of ideas to pursue, what
we need are people to work on them. You're elected <wink>: dummy up some
spam, and we'll see how it does. Don't forget that the spam has to be
interesting enough to *someone*, though, to more than pay back your costs.
BTW, I expect I could easily write a spam that would get thru to
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Heck, that may even get thru to comp.lang.perl.misc too, although it's not
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