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Spam Haus IP Block List

Posted on 2011-03-09
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Guys,

I was just wondering if anybody uses an ip block list such as Spam Haus as mentioned below.

I was thinking of implementing & just wanted peoples opinions

Thanks

http://www.allspammedup.com/2008/12/using-ip-block-list-providers-and-the-connection-filter-agent-in-exchange-2007/
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Question by:Daniel Bertolone
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by:wasankar
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If you have anti spam with your anti virus then this would be redundant and can be avoided.
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by:Alan Hardisty
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I would recommend some other ones like Barracuda Block List and UCEProtect Level 1 Block lists more than SpamHAUS personally.
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Yeah, blacklists are great because generally those get squashed first, so your anti-spam doesn't have to do any thinking about it. We have Barracuda appliances and use their blacklists.
Anyone can sign-up to use them:
http://www.barracudacentral.org/account/register
I've also used SPAMHAUS, but the Barracuda list does a pretty good job. It weeds out a LOT of bad stuff.
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by:wasankar
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But the point is if the Anti spam is going to go through the mails again then why have a blacklist filter.
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by:FDiskWizard
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Normally if it is blasklisted, it is blocked and not scanned for SPAM, viruses, et.. Blacklists are more accurate, because it refers to the source and not the content.
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Thanks guys, will give them a try
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