List of popular DNS blacklists for spam?
david at landgren.net
Fri Jun 13 16:16:33 PDT 2003
Philip Hallstrom wrote:
> Hi all -
> I'm testing the use of some DNS blacklists to cut down on my spam
> and there are a lot of servers to choose from. I was wondering if there
> is a list of popular servers. I've seen comparison lists, but I'm hoping
> for more of a survey of sysadmins and what they use (if anything).
-- has a feed from SPEWS, not everyone likes what that represents
-- very good, although slow to remove sites that fix things up
-- pretty conservative, no false positives
-- extremely good, but I get a few false positives from time to time
-- a bit too severe for my tastes
-- seems ok, but as it's at the end of my list it doesn't have the
chance to catch much, I suppose.
I've heard favourable reviews of opm.blitzed.org,
blackholes.five-ten-sg.com and proxies.relays.monkeys.com
Before you start using remote blacklists, you should set up your own
restrictions, blocking on garbage HELO, envelope forgeries and the like.
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