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Spam Sleuth version 4.0 for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003
Q:  Where did the Bad Word list come from and can I change it?
A:
  It was created by looking at common words and phrases in spam, and collected from our 1400+ beta testers as they found additional words and phrases that commonly occur in spam, but rarely occur in non-spam e-mails.

Yes, you can increase or decrease the points, or delete them altogether. Because of the Intellimingle(tm) technology, we can update the Bad Words list with additional words, but ones you have changed will stay changed.

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Q:  I put words in the BadWords, but they are showing up in the message and aren't being scored. Why?
A:  The spammers are using tricks to deceive spam filters. They are inserting comments (which don't get shown) in the middle of words.

We can detect their deception.

Add these lines to the bottom of your PowerFilter.RUL:

rule Detect comments in words (spam trick)
points 100
active
header «Body»
verb regexp search (no case)
value [[:blank:]][[:alpha:]]{1,5}<![[:print:]]*> [[:alpha:]]{1,5}
conjunction ignore
header To:
verb contains
value

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