[Spambayes] Bayesian virus detection?

Tim Stone - Four Stones Expressions tim at fourstonesExpressions.com
Thu Jan 30 19:36:07 EST 2003

I wonder if Neale's honeypot prog could be used for that...  - TimS

1/30/2003 7:28:05 PM, "Richard Jowsey" <richard at jowsey.com> wrote:

>I've "accidently" captured a handful of VB-script-type virii 
>lately, since my spam training corpus apparently (luckily!) 
>contained a few of these nasties. Got me thinking... I'd like to 
>try training my classifier with a corpus of viral material, plus 
>add a "virus" classification category into the mix, see what 
>However, I haven't a clue as to how to go about deliberately 
>collecting such crud (and apparently, neither does Google)...
>Bloody weird question, but does anyone happen to have a 
>collection of quarantined emails containing viral attachments, 
>trojans, etc...? Which they could ZIP and send me for research 
>Promise not to forward 'em to all my friends, ha ha...
>PS: script kiddies and assorted black-hat hackers are officially 
>invited to mail their nasty little efforts to richard at jowsey.com
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c'est moi - TimS

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