July 15, 2008
new pats posted - 20080715 (maintenance pats release)
31532 patterns, 11851 right anchor strings, 109000 test IPs.
A few contribs from yesterday.
Was asked to start tracking couplets (pattern class and tech, taken
together as a sort of meta-identifier); there is one new couplet in
this release ('dynamic/webhost', for grid computing like gogrid.com
or Amazon's EC2/AWS).
Note that from 20080304 on, we will be including patterns for the
'outmx' tech type again, these should be understood as known legitimate
mail server naming conventions for their domain and you may wish to
exclude them from your use of the distro.
I've made sure to exclude outmx and webhost regexes from the exim and
postfix flat file distributions, so we should be safe there.
Those using the DNSBL interface will note that a return value of
127.0.2.11 now denotes an 'outmx'. This should not affect users of
the sendmail package, as I've not integrated support for scoring on
that basis into the package. Users of other DNSBL-aware tools should
modify their software, as we'll be adding a lot more of these in the
Download them here:
Posted by schampeo at July 15, 2008 7:32 PM
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