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Exchange Server 2010 Relaying Spam

Recently I began receiving AOL spam feedback reports from our exchange server. As I investigated I found that hundreds of spam messages were being relayed through our exchange server. Although I am ...
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identifying emailids that flagged your email as spam

We send out emails to many people who may be interested selling old books. Some people ask us to remove them from our lists and we comply gladly. But some others simply flag our messages as spam. We ...
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Spamhouse PBL and smtp auth - LAN

Have next setup: I understand than the communication between email-clients and my email-server over the internet must use SMTP-AUTH. Otherwise, my mailserver can get into Spamhouse PBL database. ...
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How to make sendmail accept connections from localhost only

I need to secure the server by making sendmail-mta accept only local connections (from localhost), so that any external (potential spam) connections are denied. I use Debian 7.0 currently.
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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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Why is it a bad idea to use a customer email as the from address

I've got an application that emails users once they have filled in a form. It uses a no-reply@customerdomain.com as a from address. The customer wants it to use the email from the form as the from ...
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In Heroku's add-on of Sendgrid, how come I don't have to enter TXT fieldn in my DNS records?

When I used Amazon SES, I had to put TXT records in my DNS so that Yahoo/Gmail knows that the server is allowed to send from my domain name. However, when I signed up for Heroku and Sendgrid Add-on ...
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dkim-milter appears not to be signing my emails correctly in VirtualMin

I have a VPS that I had a fresh install of CentOS 6 on it and then I installed virtualmin on it and we've been great for a few months. I've been hosting a handful of domains from there and on one of ...
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Do email spam detection block domains?

Does email (like gmail, yahoo, hotmail) providers block domains? Or do they mainly block IP addresses? I'm wondering...what if people use my domain to spam others? Then it would be unfair to me ...
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Mail from Rackspace virtual host using Google Apps goes to spam

We use Rackspace cloud servers for our applications. Specifically we are running Ubuntu 11.10 and our apps run on a virtual host. We get complaints frequently that our emails (using PHP mail) go ...
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Server is being used to send spam email via sendmail

When I run sudo tail -f /var/log/mail.log I can see a number of 'live' entries appearing such as Jun 6 00:40:03 ks393391 sm-msp-queue[2641]: r55MV0l1001642: to=ledbpw@gmail.com, ctladdr=www-data ...
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Advertise NO-SOLICITING (RFC3865)

Does it bring anything to specify the Solicitation class keywords in Advertise NO-SOLICITING as per RFC-3865? For instance: dom.spammer:ADLT,dom.listing:ADV
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Spam sent from fake email accounts on my domain [duplicate]

One of my clients is getting thousands of "Delivery Status Notification (Failure)" emails per day and it's replied to random email accounts that don't exist on the domain. The content of the emails ...
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SpamAssassin: Spending responsability for user blocks

Currently 99% of my clients have their sites on hosts that use CPanel. In CPanel, there is available tool SpamAssassin (spam filter), where I manage the blocks of my clients, adding addresses to the ...
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How can I prevent my messages from being marked as spam by Gmail? [duplicate]

I'm working on a PHP application. Swift Mailer is used to send messages to clients. Messages are personal (like appointment confirmations with specific dates/times for the receiver), so we're not ...
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Email rejected as spam goes through on a reply [duplicate]

Having some problems with mail messages which are rejected as spam when sent directly to a user at a certain company address but if that users sends us a message and we reply, it is accepted. If I ...
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receiving phishing/spam from known address names and localhost

We are using SmarterMail 11.2 and are receiving spam from senders in our address book (name only, different email). In the header i see "Received: from localhost" and other suspicious things. In the ...
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Dovecot Forward Spam

I was wondering if anyone had any knowledge on how this idea can be done. It's not a requirement but more of an idea I came up with that I don't know how to word my google searches to find out if it's ...
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Iptables rules order

I have following script, which I found somewhere in the Internet, and I modified it a little bit to suit my needs. My question is: If I understood output of iptables-save my iptables rules are ...
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SPF, DKIM, PTR & friends Passed, but postfix mail goes into spam How to Fix it? [duplicate]

I recently setup an email server with static IP address, (Ubuntu 12.04 & Postfix); Everyting looks OK, I did te test@allaboutspam.com test and everything passes in green (except for BATV format ...
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Mail spam sending script injected

I apologize if this is already asked a million times. One of accounts on my server got hacked. An email spam sending script is injected and sending ton of emails to some random addresses. I have ...
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how to block network level mail spammer?

Here is the packet capture of how the attacker is coming to my server and generating Huge amount of spam, i am not able to block it by any means. 220 mta1497.mail.ne1.yahoo.com ESMTP YSmtpProxy ...
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Setup Exim on cPanel to only send FROM authorized addresses for php [closed]

I run a cPanel host for my web clients, It has exim set as it's mail server. I have many clients running CMS'(mostly old joomla 1.5 which is nolonger maintained for security) that keep getting hacked ...
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amavis doesn't quarantine all spam mails

I'm trying to create a special mail account to collect all incoming spam with the purpose to later on be able to train the SA more easily for the whole domain. We're using Zimbra, but as far as I ...
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Gmail marks email from my server as spam [duplicate]

I'm configuring a new mail server, but have trouble with the e-mail: gmail marks it as spam. I've checked all the obvious things (SPF, DKIM, Reverse DNS, IP adress blacklisted or known spammer). OS is ...
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Server compromised. Bounce message contains many email addresses message was not sent to

This is not a dupe. Please read and understand the issue before marking this as a duplicate question that has been answered already. Several customers are reporting bounce messages like the one ...
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Configuring Postfix, Spamassassin and Procmail to put spam in a dedicated folder

I'm not sure if SF is the good place for that, so sorry if it's not the case. I'm administrating a Debian server for our company's emails and I'm trying to have the emails flagged as spam by ...
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Return-Path showing spam coming from my domain?

So I just logged into an old email address to see a ton of similar messages like the one below: To: "oliver@example.com" <oliver@example.com> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit Mime-Version: 1.0 ...
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Postfix server begins send spam immediately after starting

I've installed a postfix server on a debian OS & also I've installed apache 2.0 with PHP on same machine. Several days ago my server begun to send a lot of spam messages via postfix. I understood ...
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How to detect and prevent postfix from dishing out spam email from compromised mail account

We host email and websites for numerous customers on a dedicated server running CentOS and configured through Virtualmin. Email is handled through Postfix. Over the weekend we noticed that a clients ...
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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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Mail From Outlook/Exchange Sent to Destination Spam

I have a unique problem and I am hoping someone may have some direction to provide me. We have a Windows environment with an Exchange 2007 Server. For some reason when a user sends an email from ...
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Emails from server going to junk/spam in Outlook and Gmail [duplicate]

Althought I have setup my rDNS correctly and have SPF and DomainKeys setup on my cPanel server I'm still getting all emails sent from our mailserver to spam, unless the domain is whitelisted by the ...
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How to find which local process is sending spam on a Windows Server 2008 server

I am managing a Win Server 2008 system with a number of hosted web sites. Recently I found that something was sending spam through our SMTP server. The logs indicate that the connections were being ...
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Spam originating from my account, SPF records did nothing?

Recently I have been receiving emails that apparently originate from my account about Russian hackers, I've set up an SPF record to try and stop this but it has made no difference and I have updated ...
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Avoid spammers who download content for the sake of using bandwidth

My company has a product which is downloadable through our website. Since day one, we've been continuously spammed by bots trying to download a little bit of content all the time (usually 4 MB out of ...
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Sendmail Spamming Recipient

I am using a perl script to send daily status to my gmail account. For some reason, sendmail seems to be spamming gmail although I am only sending one email Gmail is complaining about a failed ...
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Our outgoing emails from a shared hosting provider (Bluehost) are returned because the server is listed as SPAM SERVERS

I am getting very frustrated with this web hosting provider -- Bluehost.com. We have several small business sites hosted with them. We also use email accounts provided by the Bluehost for our outgoing ...
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How to re-create Qmail queue

Qmail has 500 00 messages in queue and I installed qmHandle to help sort out the spam in the queue. This process has taken a long time and alternative scripts like qmail-remove also take time. I want ...
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Send spam mail to a special folder using postfix

I have a postfix server running amavis and SpamAssassin to help filter spam. Messages that are detected as spam look like this when delivered into the user's Maildir: From tom@tom-mint Fri Mar 15 ...
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Email does not pass hotmail filter #Update

I have problems sending an email from my server to hotmail it will not pass the junk folder. This is the header from an email send to hotmail: x-store-info:4r51+eLowCe79NzwdU2kR3P+ctWZsO+J ...
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Where can I find a list of IP addresses of hosting providers?

I am attempting to fend off a spam attack against a web api I run and would like to obtain a list of IP addresses of public web hosting providers from which spammers are launching their attacks. I'm ...
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Blocking spam on Ubuntu 12.04

We seem to be having a lot of spam emails in our mail.log file. For example Mar 11 18:23:01 localhost postfix/qmgr[1452]: 87945226BD: removed Mar 11 18:23:01 localhost postfix/smtp[8809]: 87945226BD: ...
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Set up spf and dkim, where email domain and sending domain differ

I have two domains: foo.com and bar.com Only foo.com is using Google Apps and thus can send emails. I now have a service running on bar.com\application that uses the email application@foo.com to ...
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Stopping incoming spam with sendmail [duplicate]

I am having an issue due to a "smart" sysadmin that made some choices while I was away for two months: Spam. I manage probably close to 10,000 web/mail sites. He decided to allow all mail to ...
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Plesk 11 Set firewall rules manually

I have a big spamming problem on my site from ip addresses coming from Asia. My website is designed for people in France and Canada, so I want to block all ip addresses from Asia to avoid spam. I ...
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Emails from my server are delivered to spam

I have virtual server (Amazon EC2). Emails from it (postfix) are sent into spam folders to some of the email services. And they are not sent to some emails (including some addresses on gmail). There ...
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UID 33 sending SPAM

Please help! On sunday I started receiving a lot of email bounces which I investigated right away and saw someone who hadn't logged in seemed to be using vbulletin's sendmessage.php to send SPAM as ...
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A record blacklisted but not the originating IP of affected messages - Gmail rejections

A customer's email is being rejected by gmail with the following codes: Action: failed Status: 5.7.0 Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 554 5.7.0 Reject, id=17756-61 - SPAM I see the A record for the domain, ...
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Is there a system-wide way to flag a message as spam in Exchange?

Every once in a while a spam message makes it into the network. The spam message might go to one or more recipients. When sent to multiple recipients, the emails are addressed only to individuals (vs ...