[Spambayes] Spammers Attempts to Circumvent Baynesian Filter

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Sun May 23 13:50:29 EDT 2004


    Len> Since February of 2004, more and more spammers are including what
    Len> you might call short stories or lists of innocent sounding words at
    Len> the bottom of their Email.  Because of this method, I have recently
    Len> found that more than half of Spam is rated not higher than suspect.

I've encountered no such problems and I get lots of spam.  Are you
continuing to train on incorrectly classified spam (and enough ham to keep
things in balance)?  Perhaps your training database has some mistakes in it.

Skip



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