DNSBL & FraudBL rule updates

As of 22 October, we have changed the behaviour of message analyzing. If a message contains known hosts, discard the message as already listed but reset "deleted"-dates and relist if necessary. Messages are no longer discarded with a "already listed". This behaviour was built to save data storage. Data storage is a problem, but we have to live with that even if some cases is automatically solved by our orphan-cleaner (DNSBL-46). So, for each message found as "already listed", we are incrementing the hostcount. This means that, the more hits from a server the harder rules are applied on the host. Source: DNSBL-54

Relase Notes – DNSBL 5.0.2

It has been alive for a while, but since we're starting on v5.0.3 today, here's also the official release notes for DNSBL 5.0.2 Release Notes - Tornevall Networks DNSBL Project - Version EP-DNSBL-5.0.2


  • [DNSBL-27] - When extended information is active and deleted items are shown
  • [DNSBL-47] - Undefined indexes in curl removal tests
  • [DNSBL-51] - API removal allows multiple removals on delisted address and adds penalty if more than one request is sent


  • [DNSBL-26] - Removal tool via http
  • [DNSBL-30] - Permanent deletion of local addresses
  • [DNSBL-32] - Need navbar for DNSBL-web
  • [DNSBL-36] - Removal penalties for returning hosts
  • [DNSBL-37] - Penalty timer reset after 180 days
  • [DNSBL-38] - Penalty timer should show up on delisting-homepage
  • [DNSBL-39] - Release of PenaltyBL
  • [DNSBL-44] - Purge host instead of delist in API