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Tracing down spam

How can I find the source of out going spam on a linux server? tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28750] 1Xhl4A-0007Te-9C Completed QT=7s 2014-10-24 15:02:37 [28746] SMTP ...
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How to check whether my server turned into a spamming machine?

I am suspecting something is sending a plenty of mails from my server without my knowledge. I'd like to check whether my machine turned into a spamming server. What is the easiest way to do this? ...
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Too many sendmail instances in “top” command

I got a server with mysql+php running on it only. Cronned PHP scripts (not available publicly) send occasionally emails, but not more than 10 per hour. However, whenever I type "top" in bash I see ...
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Parked domains on Spamhaus DBL

I've set up a nameserver to park a bunch of my domains (similiar to sedo, bodis etc). Everything is working well. Unfortunately, all my parked domains are instantly listed at spamhaus (DBL). No mail ...
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Postfix - forward rejected by unknown recepients emails to SPAM-learning mailbox

I have Postfix + BitDefender FRAMS running as hygiene gateway before few Exchanges. BD FRAMS can learn it's Baesian filter by download SPAM and HAM emails from dedicated mailboxes. Because we have ...
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Simple command line plain text spam or ham classifier

I have a load of database entries that have been saved that are full of spam. I would like to be able to pipe the text output of each into a spamassassin or similar tool to be able to get a score on ...
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Postfix - receiving many “Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender”

I once set up my server using this guide (or a very similar one) But from time to time I have days or weeks of flooding "Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender" to my inbox. Oh and I am using catch-all ...
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Domain name in email body treated as SPAM [duplicate]

I am quite confident that when my website link is in the email body, the email lands up in SPAM. I have thoroughly tested it and it lands in SPAM if the following conditions are fulfilled: The ...
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Will blocking port 25 on a router cripple outlook clients?

I work at a small ISP, we manage about 60 buildings with p2p radios and a main cisco router at a central location. Recently we were notified that a phishing domain is associated with one of our IPs. ...
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How do I stop SPAM from being sent from my server? [duplicate]

I have a VPS which I rent and it is running Centos 6. The VPS has ZPanel installed which is used to host some websites and emails. One of my clients has noticed thousands of 'undeliverable' messages ...
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I suspect someone “ordered” a spam attack on my forum. How can I verify this and properly put an end to it? [closed]

Last night I began inviting members to test my new support forum for business ventures. It has been online for over two months already but not in regular use. The forum saw no spam users until ...
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How many bounces before removing a dead address to avoid recycled spam trap?

We are developing our own mailing tool and scan log and mail error to remove dead mails from our database. When an error 5xx is returned by mails servers, we remove the mail for a determined time ...
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Mail not delivered from custom email server (MS Exchange)

I have my own Exchange Server 2013 (SP1). I am able to receive emails ok but sending emails is not reliable. Emails sent to gmail or seznam.cz (email provider in Czech Republic) is ok. The problem is ...
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Barracuda & URLBL_BC rule

Solution I am using is integrated with barracuda spam filtering. My access to barracuda is limited (this is not a full admin account), hence I may not see some global settings. Today barracuda ...
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Forwarding spam from gmail to email gateway for anti-spam testing

Is it possible to forward all emails that end up in my gmail spam folder to another email address? We're standing up a new anti-spam email gateway and need to generate some real email for testing ...
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Which E-Mail software generates these spammy mails?

I notice a lot of spammy looking e-mails from suspicious sources. They are not real spam but are unsolicited. You can identify them by containing these headers: X-Mailer-LID: 5 List-Unsubscribe: ...
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Office 365 - what is in the “Sensitive Word List” for spam filtering?

In Office 365 you can toggle a few settings to help with spam email filtering. Among these is a setting to enable a "Sensitive Word List" as shown below: The problem is...I can't find any list on ...
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Exchange Server Spam Protection [closed]

I took over an exchange 2010 server on what I believe is a Hyper V Virtual Machine, running Windows Server 2008. We have a SonicWALL firewall, but the majority of the licensing on the firewall is no ...
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SpamAssassin filtering by Exim 4 with virtual user preferences

I would like to configure spam filtering with exim's built-in spam filter support in acl_check_data config section. The piping, exim header modification (to store result) works well. As well as ...
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How to findout where spam is coming from with EXIM?

I've tracked down the user which was sending out spam but I am wondering how can I determine where the script is that is doing it? I ran a scan looking for the mail() function but found nothing. ...
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ColdFusion Server Infected and Sending Thousands of Spam Emails [duplicate]

We've been having a big problem with our Coldfusion 9 server sending spam emails in large amounts . . so i tried looking at the logs hoping i would find clues as to what the problem is and so: here ...
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email rate limited by google [duplicate]

I run an eshop. Recently I noticed that customers started to complain about order emails not delivered to them. I found out thet servers mail queue contains around 30 returned emails from google with ...
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Unable to Stop Mail Server Abuse [duplicate]

I have a mail server that has somehow been compromised. Its been well over a week and since then I have changed many settings to no avail. As a first step I saw the mail logs which indicated a high ...
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Exchange 2010 SPAM filter

We have Exchange 2010 with the built in SPAM filter installed. Was wondering if there is a way to check what messages have been blocked. We have a customer trying to send an e-mail and it never ...
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Server hacked and used for sending spam [duplicate]

Hi I have CentOS server which running mail server. Last 2 days server started to send spam. After doing some research I couldn't solve the issue. Here is portion of statistics from Exim and the ...
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Sendmail's MTA, MDA and SMTP 550 User Unknown forwarded to postmaster

I have two boxes running sendmail and configured as: MTA accepting connections from the outside world (mta.xyz.com) MDA accepting connections from internal network and storing them in user mailboxes ...
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Zimbra uses other IP than assigned, causing HELO/Reverse-DNS mismatch

We've got a vServer running Zimbra and a web server, each of them having its own IP address. 1.1.1.11 - vServer, running: -- 1.1.1.12/mx1.ipsum.com - Zimbra mail server -- 1.1.1.13 - web server ...
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mailEnable catch all function reciving a lot of spam, how can i prevent it? [closed]

we are an esp compeny. we are using the mail enable as our email server, we made a change in the way we are reciving feedback loops and other spam complaints, i need to use the catch all function ...
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Mac OS X mail server - automatically routing spam to junk folder

I am running Mac OS X Server (10.9) with the built-in Mail Server. We have SpamAssassin configured to identify junk mail. I've been asked to configure Mail to route mail which SpamAssassin identifies ...
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Configure sendmail to reject emails without from addresses

My MTA is receiving lots of emails with no from address specified, for example: Sep 15 17:09:57 mta1 sm-mta[46864]: STARTTLS=server, relay=mx01.aquila-capital.de [83.236.242.254], ...
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Spamassassin filter systematically produces negative (ham) scores for spam messages

I have problem with lots of spam. My server setup is VPS with CentOS 6.5 and Dovecot+Postfix+Spamassassin. Here is source of one of the messages: Return-Path: <nancy_mitchell@tagbook.co.nz> ...
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Ubuntu LTS 14.04 - Postfix spam from localhost / 127.0.0.1

Our server lately seems to send spam from our (legitimate) info email user. Actually info is not a real user but a forward to a Google mail address we use to gather email from other places. I have ...
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Usefull to enter the same RBL's to Postfix and to spamassasin?

Does it make sense to enter the same RBL's in the postfix config under smtpd_recipient_restrictions and also in spamassasin? Would one not be enough? Thanks!
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Sending emails on behalf of our clients

We wan't to send emails on behalf of one our customer. Previously we were sending those emails using our email address. But last two times we got blacklisted in SORBS database (probably because of one ...
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Automated blacklist checker [closed]

Has anyone used any of these services and if so, is there one you can recommend? Ideal target would be for an MSP so perhaps would like real time alerts if an IP shows up on blacklist for perhaps ...
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spam email forwarding by server [closed]

Let's start with this scenario: We have a mailbox (i.e. in yahoo), every message is sent by this account, marked as spam by Gmail spam filter. (because the address or sender IP is blacklisted, ...
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GMail detecting mail as spam [duplicate]

I've been trying for a long time to get our company's mail server send mail that will get accepted by the GMail spam filter. I have managed making it work for Yahoo Mail and Hotmail, sadly GMail is ...
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Training a spam filter based on Mailman moderator's actions?

I'm planning a Mailman server, and looking for a good way to enable list moderators train a spam filter (likely to be either spamassassin or dspam). Has anyone come up with a good way to run training ...
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Spamassasin: Check mailbox for spam

How can I have spamassasin check a mail folder for spam and move it into a different one. I've been getting a lot of spam recently and started implementing bayesian classifiers. I moved a bunch into ...
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Can't figure out how to properly setup SPF record [duplicate]

I have a Django web app and I use Django's email backend to send out emails. I can't figure out why emails are ending up in spam folder. My domain host is GoDaddy so I added a TXT record ...
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Postfix acting as spam server. Looks like it's part of a botnet, spam messages being sent to customers [duplicate]

Let me first start out by saying I am no mail guru. If you need more info to help me just let me know. This week the mail server has been having all sorts of strange issues. It has been duplicating ...
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Use postfix and spamassassin packages on CentOS 6 to reject SPAM - without custom users and scripts

Here is what I'm trying at my CentOS 6.5 Linux server: Installed postfix and spamassassin packages Configured Postfix - it works well (I omit details here) Added -x to the SPAMDOPTIONS in ...
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Spam - individual user

I have a bit of an issue with a users inbox in that a lot of spam is getting through for him alone. We use Amavis/Postfix and SA in our mail setup. Config setup like this: Config: ...
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Disable Outlook Web Access Junk filtering in Exchange 2013

By default, Outlook Web Access (OWA) in Exchange 2013 seems to move suspected junk mail to the Junk Email folder. This is undesirable behavior in most of my environments because we have Barracuda Spam ...
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Postfix message ID originating process?

Last night my postfix mail server(Debian Squeeze with dovecot, roundcube, opendkim and spamassassin enabled) started sending out spam from a single domain of mine like these: $cat mail.log|grep ...
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No way to create an effective spam filter [duplicate]

We are having a big spam problem and we don't know how to resolve it. We have one spammer that send us mail daily. All these emails are from different themes, using different email addresses that are ...
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How do I block a user doing too many requests without blocking an entire organization?

We have a running website and some of the content comes from a paid API. Our website is free. Our main concern at the moment is people using our website as a "free" way to get at the underlying data ...
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Spam Traffic, DDOS Attack & Server Crashing

I am running phpfox application in my server under my main domain name fetlock.com and I am getting large amount of spam and also suffering from DDOS attacks from multiple IP addresses. My server ...
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SpamAssassin doesn't filter forwarded mails

I am forwarding emails from an external email account to an account on my own server. SpamAssassin works fine if I just receive mail normally. But all mail thats being forwarded from my external mail ...
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exim4 reveals a mail alias when remote server rejects spam

I'm running exim4 (4.76) on Ubuntu 12.0.4.4. exim4 is set up to handle mail for mydomain.com. I have aliases set up that forward a@mydomain.com to b@gmail.com. I have SpamAssassin set up to work in ...