Non English Spam

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC chad at
Fri Oct 13 19:43:39 PDT 2006

On Oct 13, 2006, at 7:12 PM, 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

I don't know what settings affect this but SpamAssassin actually  
catches most of the Japanese and Chinese language spam we get (have  
not seen Korean).  (I have whitelisted a couple of Japan email  
addresses that send us legit email in Japanese but others that are  
not spam do not get flagged that often as spam -- don't ask me how it  


> 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
> -- 

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC
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