At 2:04 PM -0400 6/24/03, Ralph Stuart, University of Vermont wrote:
>>It uses many factors such as the origin address (known spammers),
>>how many people are receiving identical messages, and the formatting
>>of the message itself. However, spammers are working very hard to
>>subvert spam filters, and some spam will continue to slip through
>Sounds like a good combination and a reasonable success rate. Thanks.
It's not perfect and as Steve has pointed out, false positives can be
a problem for some. However, false positives can be managed by
separate filtering for sites that routinely send email that looks
like spam to the PureMessage engine.