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From: "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-project] [infra] Anti-spam changes: removal of malware patrol and other older ClamAV rules
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2020 19:09:15
1 Hi,
3 As a result of a recent high-impact [1] false positive spam detection in
4 Gentoo mail, we've disabled using the MalwarePatrol ruleset in Clamav
5 for spam detection for all inbound mail to
7 All other old rulesets that haven't seen an update in more than 1 year
8 were also cleaned out, as they seem to be no longer available upstream
9 or explicitly no longer updated.
11 [1] Notably, MalwarePatrol's basic subscription got an entry matching
12 any mail with "" in it, which ended up blocking
13 some mail about GSOC payments this year. Upstream MalwarePatrol provides
14 minimal workarounds for that only: see "False positives" on:
17 --
18 Robin Hugh Johnson
19 Gentoo Linux: Dev, Infra Lead, Foundation Treasurer
20 E-Mail : robbat2@g.o
21 GnuPG FP : 11ACBA4F 4778E3F6 E4EDF38E B27B944E 34884E85
22 GnuPG FP : 7D0B3CEB E9B85B1F 825BCECF EE05E6F6 A48F6136


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