• MW malware sublist added to multi, replaces OB

    April 30, 2013

    As announced last October, malware data has been moved from PH to a new list MW, taking the bit of OB, which was deprecated last year. Along with malware data, limited set of cracked hosts also has been moved from PH to MW, in part because cracked sites often have or can have malware on them.

    The bitmask bit 16 therefore is no longer used by OB, but is used by MW now. Please update configurations appropriately. For example in SpamAssassin, change:

    urirhssub       URIBL_OB_SURBL        A   16
    body            URIBL_OB_SURBL  eval:check_uridnsbl('URIBL_OB_SURBL')
    describe        URIBL_OB_SURBL  Contains an URL listed in the OB SURBL blocklist
    tflags          URIBL_OB_SURBL  net
    reuse           URIBL_OB_SURBL
    score URIBL_OB_SURBL 0 0.785 0 0.122


    urirhssub       URIBL_MW_SURBL        A   16
    body            URIBL_MW_SURBL  eval:check_uridnsbl('URIBL_MW_SURBL')
    describe        URIBL_MW_SURBL  Contains an URL listed in the MW SURBL blocklist
    tflags          URIBL_MW_SURBL  net
    reuse           URIBL_MW_SURBL
    score URIBL_MW_SURBL 0 0.001 0 0.610

    Please direct followup discussion to the SURBL Discussion list.

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