Non English Spam

Eric eric at
Fri Oct 13 19:09:28 PDT 2006

pobox at wrote:
> Beech Rintoul wrote:
>> I'm getting a ton of spam every day  that comes from China, Japan and 
>> Korea. Spam Assassin completely ignores it because it has all 
>> non-english characters and slows kmail to a crawl loading. Is there a 
>> way to filter on non-english either using Spam Assassin or procmail?
>> Suggestions would be appreciated.
>> Beech
> May be it is not exactly an answer to your question, but we started to 
> use real time black lists with postfix and it works pretty well (though 
> some spam comes through). There have been no complains of false positive 
> so far (almost 6 months).
> I noticed how well it works when we switched it off today for 2 hours 
> because of an error and the anti-virus programs started to jump.
> And we get very seldom non-English spam.
> I do not know if procmail has something similar.

i found postgrey to be a fantastic addition to my antispam arsenal. 
check it out. it really works well


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