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My VPS is used for spamming - spambot [duplicate]

It is sending some polish emails and using our two email domains, i tried to disable email via php.ini, but it doesnt help, so the problem must be in VPS. I also tried to update software, but it ...
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Does “~all” in the middle of an SPF record signal the end of the record when it is parsed?

Our company's SPF record format is as follows: "v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all a mx ip4:X.X.0.0/23 include:spf.example.com ?all" So we have an "~all" in the middle of our SPF record. On the ...
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Emails keep going to Gmail spam folder - DKIM, SPF, are set up - Very perplexing [duplicate]

Note: This is NOT a duplicate question, there are no questions that address the very specific details of headers as far as whether the inclusion of multiple DKIM entries will result in landing in the ...
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Hotmail/Outlook dumping apparently valid emails

I've written some software that operates a non-commerical contact list for clubs, where the server sends out admin mails to the entire club. The emails are received Ok on Yahoo, gmail, and AOL, but ...
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Blocking PHP mailer spam using iptables

I host a public-facing web server running Debian Wheezy, and latest versions of Postfix, Apache, PHP, Spamassassin, ClamAV, rootkit hunter. Apache is configured with a handful of vhosts, each tied to ...
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Should SpamAssassin tests/rules differ between implementations? [migrated]

Disclaimer — I have no experience installing or maintaining servers of any sort. I'm asking here as my webhost isn't giving straight answers and am hoping to find some clarity. I'm having an issue ...
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how to prevent fake mails from being sent on my mail server? [closed]

I use Zimbra as my office email server. Recently, an intern at my company showed that he could use my email id (without hacking into my account) to send emails to anyone in the company using the ...
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Postfix Limit mail for domain from IP range

I have multiple domains and email accounts on my postfix server. All of them get slammed with spam despite all my attempts to get it under control, I broke down and started paying for a pass external ...
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Exchange 2013: content filtering bypass

I have just completed a migration from a single Exchange 2007 to 2xExchange 2013 servers in separate sites. Mailflow is working correctly, but the anti-spam content filtering is not working as ...
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Automated email sent using Bash mail function gets filtered as spam by Gmail [duplicate]

I have a Bash script which is scheduled to run everyday and sends out user notification emails using a command like: mail -s "Hello World" someone@gmail.com Why is this email detected as spam by ...
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Exchange 2007 ignores whitelist (BypassedSenderDomains) when IP is found on a block list

On my Exchange 2007 machine I configured the IP block list provider to query zen.spamhaus.org bl.spamcop.net dnsbl.sorbs.net some of our business contacts or on those lists and get blocked by ...
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How to remove an entire Qmail queue? [duplicate]

I have a Qmail MTA queue with 100k messages in the queue. How can I remove the entire queue? I need to regain control of my machine, I will investigate the compromised php scripts afterwards. The ...
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Benefits of separate firewall product over AWS Security Groups for spam requests

I have a question that is an extension of this one: Examples where an AWS Security Group is not sufficient as a firewall?. Initially, the answer in that question made sense to me and I was working ...
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DNS and SPF configuration for Microsoft Exchange

We've started receiving spam with spoofed addresses from our own domain. So I'm trying to get my PTR and SPF records etc correct to prevent it. We're running Exchange 2010 on site with one server ...
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How to block IP addresses from port 25 [closed]

PROBLEM: Users are getting 15-20 SPAM emails per hour, even with SpamAssassin set to its most aggressive settings SOLUTION: SPAM filtering services are available from companies like McAfee (Intel). ...
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Blocking spam with SpamAssassin [duplicate]

I have a server that runs websites and exim for e-mail. I've added countless RBLs including barracuda to try and cut back on incoming spam. However, they still keep coming in. The clients use ...
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postfix header_checks - regex spanning multiple lines

I would like to create a spam filter that spans multiple lines in headers. This is my /etc/postfix/header_checks file: /^From:.*name[0-9]+@.+[\r\n]+To:.*name@domain\.com/ REJECT It's a valid ...
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Scraping log to identify emails sent to another MTA

I have a Courier MTA that seems to be sending spam. I want to scrape courier's mail.log to identify, for each mail that was sent to another MTA: The from address Where Courier got the email from ...
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Emails from my domain getting blocked at all other domains [duplicate]

Recently I tried to set up a new email server using iRedMail on Lubuntu. The mail server workes very well when email conversation is in the same domain. But when a user tries to send email to some ...
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Server exploited, perl script sending spam [duplicate]

my server with centos 6 is sending massive spam. Before move the backup on the new clean server, I must understand what is going on. let's read some logs mail log Jan 10 14:21:00 vps63495 ...
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Block people searching for server admin pages

Occasionally I flip through our (apache) access log and I often come across people trying to fish for admin pages. For example, they are trying to access pages like: /wp-login.php ...
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Spam in server using EM Client

In em client, I added a rule that will delete the spam permanently. Now, my question is, will it still be listed in our server or the spam message will not be included in the list?
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Why am I getting these emails?

Awhile ago I noticed that email messages from my domain is not immediately delivers by google, and I'm getting an smtp error message from google server. I don not remember the exact wording of that ...
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Gmail - Outgoing emails rejected as spam [duplicate]

I've been running Gmail / Google Apps for a client for about 6 months now. Initially, everything ran smoothly but for 2 days now various users have had emails rejected due to the target servers ...
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Blacklist mail server [duplicate]

I have checked my IP in all spam lookup sites. those sites are DNSBL.info, spamhaus.org, barracudacentral.org, spamcop.net, blacklistalert.org and all of it says that I am clear. But when I checked it ...
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Remove blacklist from spamRATS

I have checked my IP in SpamRATS and the result is the following: Standards Compliance: Does IP Address resolve to a reverse hostname... Passed! Does IP Address comply with reverse hostname ...
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Individual accounts being spammed on server, even though DNS not hosted [closed]

Disclaimer: Please pardon the newbery! I've got a dedicated linux server from HostGator that has around 100 accounts on it. Lately, dozens of these accounts get bombarded with junk mail a few times a ...
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Postfix, I'm receiving a lot of undelivered mails (logs inside)

Some days I receive a lot of Undelivered emails, it's like my server is used as relay. But I don't know if that's only backscatter emails or my server is really used as a relay. Here is what I found ...
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AOL bounces with: AOL will not accept delivery of this message [closed]

AOL started bouncing emails from my mail server with the following error: 521 5.2.1 : AOL will not accept delivery of this message. 554 5.5.0 Remote protocol error On the troubleshooting page AOL ...
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getting lots of spam from “unknown” and helo localhost [duplicate]

On our server, we keep receiving spam with the following headers. We are using whm 11.44 and exim. Return path is always: Return-path: <> and it says Received: from unknown (HELO localhost) Both ...
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My site is suddenly getting slammed, not legitimate traffic

I run a site with about 700 registered users. On a typical day, there are 30-50 hits. In the last three days, the traffic has increased insanely fast (according to Google Analytics). I got 7,287 hits ...
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Postfix 2.9 or sendmail, outgoing spam prevention (check if sender exists)

Operating System: Linux Ubuntu 12.04 TLS Context: Plesk 11.5 Utility: Postfix 2.9.6 (updates restricted by Plesk 11.5 distribution) I would like Postfix to check the 'sender' field of every ...
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SCL not available for single user

Recently migrated from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 with Edge server. Problem is: All incoming mail for one specific user bypassing Mail Content Agent checks, there is a record from logs: ...
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Configure Barracuda Spam Filter behind Postfix to use client IP when do RBL-checking

I have the following setup: Internet -> Postfix Mail setup as Proxy -> Barracuda Spam Filter -> Microsoft Exchange I have tried searching through the documentation and configuration panels to see ...
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How can I avoid being classified as spammer when I forward mail to a gmail account? [duplicate]

Update: The link pointed to by the "duplicate" initially didn't seem like the same problem to me, because the post talked about blacklisted "domains" not blacklisted "IP addresses." However the main ...
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Spam Firewall for Exchange 2013 Environment

We are currently using Exchange 2013 and we are interested in the Barracuda Spam Firewall. We are trying to figure out a way around our current email flow setup. We currently have multiple users with ...
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Postfix mail sent to SPAM in Yahoo and Outlook (SPF, DKIM, DMARC also configured)

I have implemented DMARC in out email server and got the response from some of the email domains as follows, <?xml version="1.0"?> <feedback> <report_metadata> ...
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How to deploy separate DNS server for email filtering

I'm looking to install Vamsoft ORF as a spam filter for my domain. Looking at the Deployment Guide I've noted the following statements regarding DNS. The server should not be the same DNS server ...
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Postfix: For a certain address, only allow emails from a certain domain

I've set up my server so that, in order to track down the source of spam (and block it), the email address that I use to sign up for stuff is service_name@example.com (e.g. for Facebook, it would be ...
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Make exim accept mails to be redirected only when they can be sent

I run a small mail server with all the usual functionality: Sending of local mail, receiving mail for local folders, redirecting mail according to alias and a mailing lists. The redirections go to ...
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Virus sends mails via sendmail [duplicate]

I noticed that my server has some bad software that sends mails via sendmail which couses a very slow working. I scaned server with clamscan but without effect. Is there any way to find out which ...
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Office 365 - Exchange Online - any way to block false URL spam?

I've already asked this with Office 365 support but unfortunately I didn't really get anywhere this time due to the language barrier. They tried to tell me how to block it with a check box on the ...
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No-Listing policy with postfix (ubuntu)

I'm running an experiment on a virtual machine. In the virtual machine I've installed ubuntu and Postfix as a mail server. I followed the guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix , only the ...
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Exchange 2010 still sending NDRs even when disabled

We have 2 Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 7 Servers in our organisation. 1 server receives all external SMTP mail. Both servers have AVG Email Server Edition installed and operational. I have disabled ...
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Centos Qmail Detect source of internal spam

Our server seems to be spamming various other sites on the same server. I have tried various tips provided on this site and others to locate the source. At the moment, I have a script adding a line to ...
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Getting lots of traffic from russia to an unpublished site

I am currently building a website. Currently nobody knows about it but it is already reachable for testing purposes. Now I saw, that I get a lot of traffic from russia (Its a german website hosted on ...
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Rogue PHP Script recreating itself and sending emails [duplicate]

I have been struggling with this issue for many months now. The primary issue is that every day or every other day, a new php script springs up into our Apache server (built on CentOS 6) and the ...
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Postfix & Amavis - Use UNIX Soket for Communication

I currently using a complex mailserver setup using Postfix, Dovecot, Amavis and Spamassassin. Everything works fine but I want to improve the Postfix-Amavis-Communication. At the moment, postfix will ...
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Block sender after sending to n non-existent email addresses

I have a domain that I use for my email. There are a couple of actual email addresses there, and everything else goes to a catchall. I use the catchall so I can create email addresses on-the-fly, like ...
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Exchange 2013 Spam / Junk Email

We have an Exchange 2013 installation ready to go live in our organization. Due to budget restraints, our spam solution will be added in 3-6 months. We are going to use the built-in Anti-spam and ...