Tag Archives: CSC-SSM-10

Mixing Medications – A parable for spam filtering

Some ungodly hour in the morning, way before my alarms usually go off. There’s a rebellion going on inside my body, a coup d’├ętat in my own personal Banana Republic. I hear the dull distant roar of my army of white blood cells swarming over some unidentified microbial invaders. Evidently, my guys are using heavy […]

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Spamlords vs Cisco CSC-SSM-10

Late night with the Cisco CSC-SSM-10 again, and I’m snuffling like a keen beagle through a week’s worth of accumulated spam that has collected into a catchall address. Sweet Jaysus. What is the point of all this spam? Does anyone ever make any money with these messages, or are they just a trojan delivery system? […]

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Cockblocking with the CSC-SSM-10

Trend Micro InterScan Incoming Content Filter on the CSC-SSM-10

Late night at home, remoted into a customer’s firewall to do some recreational tweaking of a spam filter. (There’s nothing good on TV except reruns of the Addam’s Family movies from the early 90s, the brief golden age of Barry Sonnenfeld.) The spam filter’s a CSC-SSM-10 card sitting in a Cisco ASA 5510. A box […]

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