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Is there a way to get spamassassin to score the top lines of a message body more heavily?

A lot of spam is getting through the filter on the mail server I run with the relatively simple trick of starting with few lines of (incredibly obvious) weight loss or other scam text at the top, ...
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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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Exchange 2013 IPBlockListProvider blocking some (but not all) matched IPs

I have configured our Exchange 2013 Edge Transport server to utilize several IPBlockListProviders including Spamhaus. While they work great most of the time, there are still some emails which despite ...
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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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Restrict IMAP access for a given account to only one IP address in Exchange 2013

I've created a "spam crawler" account with full access to all mailboxes in an Exchange 2013 environment to get messages in the junk folder to feed the Bayesian filtering running on SpamAssassin in a ...
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How Does Low Volume Affect (esp. live.com) Email Deliverability?

I've been sending emails for years with out any serious reputational shocks, but with low IP volumes (no bulk mail or automated transactional email), even with multiple Domain names. My Gmail ...
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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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How to identify the user/computer that is relaying spam through a mail server?

For the past couple of days, at certain intervals, a huge load of email is dumped on my Exchange 2003 server and relayed out until it gets blacklisted everywhere. Nothing like this happened for many ...
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Do spam filters work if I use a forwarding address?

I made the mistake of replying to a linkedin connection request with my main forwarding email and have started getting spam after years of no spam (have blocked linkedin requests now). I have been ...
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Is DMARC helpful to me if I don't need reporting?

I have SPF and DKIM setup and working for the email domain I administer. The next recommended step is to setup DMARC since SPF and DKIM are both in place. What are the benefits of using DMARC if both ...
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New Exchanger Server installation - Email marked as spam on hotmail/outlook

New to the email hosting scene - running an Exchange 2013 box. Email is always (literally, always) marked as spam when sending out to my outlook.com account. Whereas if its sent to an email address ...
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SFP + Gmail = Emails delivered to spam box

A long time ago I posted a question here: Postfix: Gmail marking my email as spam where I said that although emails send from my servers were passing all the DKIM and SPF tests they were getting ...
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Can mailman/exim reject nonmember postings at connection time?

I am using Mailman with Exim. When a nonmember posts to a mailing list, Mailman can be configured in any of the following ways, each of which has a problem: Accept it -- this distributes spam to ...
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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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Spamassassin && Exim: redirect spam emails

I want to redirect all email, being marked as SPAM to special mailbox. Works with Exim4, SpamAssassin Server version 3.3.1 on CentOS 6.5. Rules from Exim in acl_check_data block: warn message = ...
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How to send emails without ending up in Junk/Spam folder

I have installed a mail server in order to send e-mails using my own domain name. I've read many articles about how not to end up in Junk folder. I have done what those articles said: Added MX ...
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Email spam/hack and odd apache logs around the same time

A friend of mine started getting failed delivery notices yesterday (June 23rd, 2014) on all of his domain e-mails, and so he asked me to look into it. I have been looking through various logs and his ...
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How can I test if my apache server is an open proxy?

Is there a curl command that will validate if a server is acting as an open proxy? I've tried curl --proxy http://<my server>:80 http://yahoo.com But the response from apache is: ...
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How do you view quarantined mailbox on Microsoft Exchange 2010?

When certain emails are quarantined for high spam scores, exchange sends a default email to the recipient stating that the email was quarantined for x reason. How do you view the quarantined emails? I ...
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Server emails are considered as SPAM only by Gmail

I'm developping a service which lets users send our content via email to their friends. The problem is that those emails often ended up as Spam. So I went through all the stuff to make my server send ...
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How do I use qmqtool to list emails from a specific envelope sender?

Occassionally a user's email password will become compromised and the spammer will flood the Qmail queue with 10,000+ emails sent through a specific user's account. I know how to use qmqtool to remove ...
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Communigate: writing rules

We have Communigate on our mail server. Recently we moved to Dr.Web antivirus + antispam. When it checks mail for spam it writes spam score in 'X-Spam-Level: ', where number of '' signifies the spam ...
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How to use google as a spam filter but also use mailing lists on my own server

I have an existing Linux server that already processes incoming email using some custom email handling scripts (in Perl) that do somewhat complex processing such as routing certain special addresses ...
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SpamAssassin not filtering well on Mac OS X Server

I am trying to deal with an increasing number of spam messages on a server I administer. We are using Mac OS X Server and have added the following RBL Servers to the blacklisting feature in ...
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Postfix, procmailrc, SpamAssassin letting some but not all spam messages through

I have postfix running on my server with a main.cf as follwos:- myorigin = $mydomain inet_interfaces = 213.229.80.33, 127.0.0.1 mydestination = 213.229.80.33, corunna.com, localhost, ...
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Prevent Exchange Approval Assistant from sending rejection notice

I'm using Exchange Approval Assistant to screen emails with potentially dangerous attachments. Since those emails that get rejected are almost always spam I'd like to be able to reject them without ...
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Filter internal mails for Spam on Office 365 (Exchange Online)

Whilst making the transition from the On-Premises Exchange 2010 Server to Office 365 (Exchange Online), we temporarily left unconfigured our E-mail filtering smart host (Websense Cloud E-mail ...
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Mail spam error while sending mails using Gmail id via Postfix hosted on Amazon EC2 server

This issue is related to using my own SMTP server to send email by any user mail id like some other mail APIs do e.g; Amazon SES, MailChimp. I am using Postfix as a mail server for my applications. I ...
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E-mail sent from mobile version of Zimbra is marked as Spam

yesterday I sent an e-mail from my company e-mail account to another company account, using Zimbra webclient on my smartphone. Unfortunately it was marked as SPAM, so I got task to find out why. Here ...
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exim queue notification if a domain is sending more than x number of emails

I am running Exim as an MTA. I have also implemented a Per hour Per domain email Limit. Still I see that my IP reputation goes bad if a spammer sends more than x amount of emails in 24 hours or so. I ...
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Does having the IP for a naked domain on a blacklist affect spam filtering if that IP isn't used for email?

Let's say I have a domain used to host a website, example.com. Email is handled exclusively via Office 365 with all the recommended settings. When I use MX Toolbox's blacklist search and search for ...
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b.barracudacentral.org how configure my firewall

I use a ZyXEL USG200 firewall and I have to put in it the b.barracudacentral.org URL to activate the check of incoming mail. I use an external ISP DNS server and an external hosted email service, both ...
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Lotus Domino how to Enable Verify connecting hostname in DNS but with exception

Hi I enabled @ LOtus Domino the Configuration -> Message Settings -> SMTP Inbound Controls Verify connecting hostname in DNS This blocks all messages incoming if the sender IP has no reverse dns. ...
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How do I stop spam sent to mailing list posters by a list subscriber?

I administer a few moderate traffic mailing lists. I'm starting to get reports from list members about spam being sent to them after they post to a list. I've been sent a couple of these spam messages ...
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Prevent Hmail from relaying spam

I am running hmail and it is sending a lot of spam without my knowledge and without me making it send anything. This is highly frustrating. What must I configure in Hmail to prevent it from ...
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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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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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Find the source of spam-script

We have a shared hosting cgi-server with apache2+php fcgi and dma as mta (it forwards messages to mail relay) - it's Debian Wheezy - on it and with ability for clients to run perl/cgi scripts.There's ...
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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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553-Message filtered - HELO Name issue?

I am having major issues sending from my SBS2011 machine to Message labs server-13.tower-134.messagelabs.com #553-Message filtered. Refer to the Troubleshooting page at ...
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Exchange 2010 Mail stuck in Queue - HUB Version 15 - Journaling

I have issues with my queue on my Exchange 2010 Hub Transport server. When I do a Get-Queue, I can see over 1000 emails on queue and the next hop is Hub Version 15! I don't have a clue what a Hub ...
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How to better block phishing spam due to heartbleed?

I imagine it won't take long for spammers to recognize that Heartbleed is an ideal way to do phishing. I am thinking of ways to mitigate the phishing risk, I mean just this time for the heartbleed ...
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How do I set up autoreply for some accounts on an anti-spam gateway?

We have an anti-spam gateway set up which forwards mail to our exchange 2003 server. This works fine, but now I need to add out of office replies. I'm trying to do so with gnarwl, but so far don't ...
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Spamassassin internal DNS resolution?

Short Version: Is it possible to configure spamassassin to perform its own recursive DNS lookups instead of using the server specified by the OS? Long Version: I've got a collection of dedicated ...
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Information to keep in a spam black/whitelist

Assuming that I want to black/whitelist specific messages as spam/not spam, what message/sender info should I collect in that blocklist? The address will be most likely faked so I assume the 2 ...
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Applying exim ACL to mail from backup server

I use exim as a mail server. To combat spam, I have a catch-all email address, and use a custom email address for every service I sign up to. If they leak my address to a spam list, I can just block ...
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On multiple spamming-blacklists after desinfecting network computers

We are currently listed on a couple of spam-blacklists since last week. I have taken the following approach to prevent this from reoccurring: scan every (windows)-device in the building using ...
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EXIM4 sent mail sometimes rejected, always put in spam. DKIM and SPF pass + reverse DNS

Recently I've been seeing some instances of Your access to this mail system has been rejected due to the sending MTA's poor reputation. in my maillog and have noticed that my emails have been getting ...
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Exchange 2013 Incoming email not received with Anonymous Users Disabled

I have a Exchange 2013 server deployed in my Active Directory network that fails to allow incoming email from outside the domain when 'Anonymous Users' is turned on from the Receive Connector in EAC ...
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Exchange 2013 Receive Connector Scoping and Open Relay

I have an Exchange 2013 server which was a victim of spam infiltration, and the exchange server was being used as an open relay for unauthorized users (and domains) to remotely send spam. I have done ...