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Problems with Cyrillic spam

From: Martin Gregorie <martin_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Dec 15 2011 - 00:09:21 GMT
To: Spamassassin users list <>

I'm getting spam with the Subject, Sender personal name and body all
written in Cyrillic, but, despite having "ok_locales en fr de" defined
in, no rules are fired to mark the message as being in an
unwanted language.

The body text is in two MIME parts, one UTF-8 plaintext and the other
contains HTML, also encoded as UTF-8. The sending domain name varies,
but the tld seems to be always .ru

I'm running SA 3.3.2 and would appreciate knowing how it recognises that
a message contains a language that is not listed as belonging to an OK