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Musings: More MT Spam Vulnerabilities
As if comment spam were not bad enough, MovableType includes, in its default installation, a CGI script calledAnd here's the official notice: Movable Type Spam Vulnerability
If you're not using this functionality at all, we recommend that you simply remove2 comment(s)
Greymatter is the best!
wow, thanks... I gotta go tell all my friends using movable type!!Add a comment...
Brad regarding this milestone, but (plus or minus a couple of percentage points on a given day), 90% of the e-mail I receive is spam.
This is a problem.
And the mild amusement factor of appreciating the aesthetics and comedy of the subject lines (current favorite: "CASH!CASH!CASH!NOW!NOW!NOW!") is not sufficient compensation for the time I spend deleting, deleting, deleting.
I use SpamAssassin, which is all right, but I'd rather have less of it sent in the first place.
Oh freaking well. 1 comment(s)
I've been finding that a combinationof spam assassin and Apple's Mail (in Panther) VERY effective. Mail's bayesian filtering is excellent and what it misses, spam assassin (courtesy of pair.com) is catching. I only have about 1-3 false negatives a day (still high, imho) and 1-3 false positives a week (and as I get them, I add the senders to my address book which has the added advantage of keeping my address book up to date).Add a comment...
Cinnamon spice produces healthier blood [New Scientist via Anita Rowland]
Just half a teaspoon of cinnamon a day significantly reduces blood sugar levels in diabetics, a new study has found. The effect, which can be produced even by soaking a cinnamon stick [in] your tea, could also benefit millions of non-diabetics who have [a] blood sugar problem but are unaware of it.I've been adding it to the fruit smoothies we make in the morning. Guess I'll add another dash or two.
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