razor-report - Razor Reporting Agent
cat spamfile | razor-report
razor-report is the Razor Reporting Agent which is used for reporting spam
messages to a Razor Catalogue Server.
razor-report should be generally
called from a MUA, although there are no restrictions on invoking it from
razor-report is a filter, which means that spam messages
should be piped through it. By default,
razor-report backgrounds and
detaches itself from the control terminal at start-up.
razor-report takes following arguments:
-M | --mbox
Accept a mailbox name on the command line and report every mail in the
mailbox against the database.
razor-report will print out the serial
number of every mail that was accepted by the Catalogue server. Please use
this option with utmost caution. You don't want to fill up the Catalogue
with non-spam signatures.
razor-report -M ~/Mail/todays-spam
-S | --sig
-H) signatures on the command line, instead of computing one from mail content. When called with
razor-reportwill not attempt to read from STDIN. Usage: razor-report -d -sig a8a3d545adb73f9733675571ffeaf10cba87745b
Add the following line to
macro index S "|/usr/bin/razor-report"
Then press S on the spam message in
mutt to report it with
razor-report forks, the control will return
By replying to spammers from an address that you don't use for legit
communications, you can build troll addresses that gather spam. When
you reply to spammers they usually add the "From" address in your reply to
their mailing lists. Eventually this address will start getting spammed.
Other ways of building troll boxes is to post to USENET from troll
addresses, or embed them in your webpages. Mail destined to these
addresses should be directly fed to
razor-report via procmail(1) or a
similar mail processor.
firstname.lastname@example.org is your troll address, you would use the following
procmail recipe to automatically report spam:
:0 W * ^To: email@example.com | /usr/bin/razor-report
Troll boxes are also useful for reporting spam from machines where
razor-report is not available. Simply bounce the message to your troll
address and it will be reported via
The following macro can be used to bounce a spam to a troll box from
mutt by pressing the `S' key.
macro index S "b firstname.lastname@example.org^Myd"
where a literal
^M is typed as
Ctrl-V + Ctrl-M.
Vipul Ved Prakash, <email@example.com>
razor.conf(5), razor-check(1), razor-discover(1)
This is free software, distributed under the ARTISTIC license.