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From Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bai...@BUC.com>
Subject Re: FS_REPLICA rule
Date Wed, 02 May 2012 16:37:28 GMT
On 5/2/2012 8:31 AM, Martin Gregorie wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-05-02 at 17:30 +0530, dhanushka ranasinghe wrote:
>> hi guys ...
>>
>> Do you now whats the purpose of this rule, and what sort of spams are
>> blocking by this mail...few legitimate mails block by this rule
>>
>> ##{ FS_REPLICA
>> header   FS_REPLICA             Subject =~ /replica/i^M
>> describe FS_REPLICA             Subject says "replica"^M
>> ##} FS_REPLICA
>>
>>
> At a guess, fake branded consumer goods, e.g. watches, handbags, shoes.
> In short, the sort of items that poseurs wear without removing the
> label.

Also, you have an old version of the rule.  You need to run sa-update to
update your rules.  The current rules looks like this:

meta     FS_REPLICA             __FS_REPLICA && !FS_REPLICAWATCH
describe FS_REPLICA             Subject says "replica"
header   FS_REPLICAWATCH        Subject =~ /replica watch\b/i
describe FS_REPLICAWATCH        Subject says Replica watch
header   __FS_REPLICA           Subject =~ /\breplica\b/i

The new rules add a more specific check for "replica watch" and also add
boundary checking to the "replica" match to reduce false-positives.

-- 
Bowie

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