Generally refers to techniques that aid in avoiding receiving any email or message that is either unwanted or unsolicited.

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In Outlook 2007 is it possible to whitelist a domain plus all possible subdomains?

I frequently receive mail from a domain which uses a newly-generated subdomain tree in the From address each time, e.g. blah@foo1.bar2.example.com glarg@foo3.bar4.example.com The subdomain names ...
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What is the most effective way to blacklist a domain?

I have a domain name that is being used as the "from" address in millions of spam messages. I get over 10,000 NDRs every day! The original messages aren't coming from my machine, the spammers are ...
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How to stop the obvious spam in messenger without removing contact?

A trusted friend of mine has been sending me spam for the last few weeks. This is obviously hacked or something. But I don't which account is it since his yahoo, facebook, linkedin and what not ...
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Filtering junk mail in Outlook 2007 where sender is using my email address

I keep getting mail which I try to filter as junk. Problem is, it is sent from my e-mail address while writing that the name of the sender is "Viagra yada yada yada (myRealEmail@email.com)" I can't ...
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Spam filter in Outlook 2010

Recently the one sender who I receive from most has been blocked. The messages do not appear in Junk or Junk E-mail folders, but show up if I search All Mail Items as being in a Spam folder. I can ...
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Strange emails in postfix queue

Currently I am not sending any emails, I have postfix and dovecot installed but in the in the postfix mail queue I see strange emails almost every minute, i dont know from where is this spam ...
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How do I display the X-Spam headers in an Outlook 2010 mail folder?

I have two sets of spam scores stored in message headers, the first group is set by our trusty old mfiltro "spam box": X-VRSPAM-DESCRIPTION: legit X-VRSPAM-SCORE: 40.00 The second group is set by ...
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apache access.log requests from localhost to localhost

My server is spamming via postfix from www-data user. In apache access.log: 90.156.208.121 - - [20/Jan/2014:17:24:01 +0300] "GET /treningi.php HTTP/1.0" 200 21025 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; ...
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Exchange 2013 ECP looping to login page

I have successfully installed Exchange 2013 on my Windows 2012 Server. Everything is set up, and things are working just fine. Until just a bit ago I tried logging into the management console ECP ...
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My email address is constantly listed by SORBS and barracudacentral, how can I remove my email definitly from those services?

I have removed the affected IPs several times from SORBS and BarracudaCentral. But is still listing me through different IPs. It's quite annoying to remove my IP several times per month. The curious ...
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Block all referer request on Apache

I use my Apache server for a B2B application and I want to block all the referer requests like this one : [Tue Aug 13 14:23:05 2013] [error] [client 74.63.192.51] File does not exist: C:/Program ...
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How do I raise the SmarterMail maximum scanning size for a message?

I've got this one spammer sending really lengthy spam. They're brilliant, these guys are top notch and I'd suggest anyone who wants to spam the hell out well configured spamassassin protected boxes ...
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Mail.app and gmail spam

gmail's spam filter learns very quickly and marks messages as spam even after just once or twice that I marked messages from a certain sender as such. Since I use Mail.app with POP to fetch gmail, ...
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How can I see how much spam is blocked by specific junk filters I set up?

I've added several entries to my Blocked Senders list, but I'd like to know many messages each one is blocking. Entries that do nothing or almost nothing, I'd like to get rid of. Also, by knowing how ...
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Junk mail criteria used by Exchange and/or Outlook

Is there any documentation, official or unofficial, about how email ends up in the junk folder? Emails from a domain that I am hosting ends up in my junk folder, and presumably in everybody else's ...
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Spam-tag chinese spam mails via ISPConfig

I'm looking for a way to get rid of the ton of - I assume - Chinese spam mails I get every day. Is there a way to filter out mails which contain Asian characters in the subject? I googled around but ...
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Exchange 2010 OOF spam response

We're using a Linux mailfilter/smarthost to filter email and tag it as spam before it reaches the Exchange 2010. Email that is over a certain threshold is simply dropped, but some small amount of spam ...
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In Outlook 2010, whitelist messages based on subject

On a business website, I have several web forms that send me an e-mail message when they are submitted. However, in Outlook 2010, these form submissions often got put in the Junk folder. To solve ...
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Outlook 2010, looking for a smarter “not a junk” option

Outlook 2010 marks some of newsletters I receive as junk. To move an email from a “Junk e-mails” to “Inbox” I right click on the email and then select “Junk” from a context menu, then click on “Not a ...
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Live Domains - email marked as spam

I'm using Domains Live for my domain as email service provider. However, those emails I send are usually marked as spam... I have set the MX record to Prove domain ownership and TXT record of Server ...
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Redirection from email addresses bound to site that asks them

I would like to: Have distinct email address for any site I register on Quick way to generate and "bind" random address to a site Automatic forwarding from these addreses to "main" address Block any ...
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Configure Ubuntu Server VPS to send mail without going to spam

I have installed and configured Postfix on a VPS. I have managed to get it so I can send and receive mail. However every time I send mail from It, it get's marked as spam and was wondering how I ...
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Junk mail is recognized, but not filtered

I've already posted this question on the Mozilla Thunderbird forum, and the people who responded were unable to figure out what is happening. I hope I'll have better luck here! I'm using Thunderbird ...
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How to block spam email using Outlook 2011?

I'm using Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac and I'm getting so much spam I'm not sure how to control it. In the past, I always applied "Block Sender" and "Mark as Junk" to any spam email messages I ...
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Why is Junk Email still delivered to the Inbox?

I have backed up outlook pst files from Outlook 2007 and imported the pst files to Outlook 2010, but Junk Email still delivered to the inbox. I have set my Junk E-mail Filter level to High and still ...
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In Outlook 2010, does moving messages to the Junk E-Mail folder train Outlook for subsequent spam/junk email detection?

In Outlook 2010, When I receive a piece of spam in my Inbox and then move it into the Junk E-Mail folder (not using the Junk button, just moving it like any other folder move), does this action train ...
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Why do Thunderbird junk mail controls suddenly yield significant amounts of false positives?

I'm using Thunderbird basically since forever and still run the initial instance; usually I updated in a timely manner and am using 11.0.1 17.02 accordingly now. Approximately four days ago the ...
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Why can't I get an email address to be accepted by Outlook?

In Microsoft Outlook emails from a trusted source continue to be placed in Junk. The email address is in my contacts I've selected "always trust emails from..." I've even created a rule that says ...
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Training Exchange spam filter via OS X Mail.app

My company uses Exchange 2007 for our mail server (via 3rd party hosted service), I use OS X Mail.app on my MacBook Pro. When viewing my junk folder in the webmail interface, there's a "Not Junk" ...
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Bayesian filter for email importance field?

The problem with importance in email is that it's set by the sender. Which leads some people to just set everything high when sending, ettiquette be damned. Usually I write a set of mail filters for ...
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I want to get GMAIL spams identified, in desktop client, with pop3

I know IMAP solves the problem, but I don't want to use it. I want to have the gmail spam received inbox (already done that) but I want it in a way that my desktop email program can recognize it as ...
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Meaningless characters appear on 1st time load only, of all Google websites - anyone come across this before?

For a while I've been getting a really weird problem on my browser. It mainly affects Google websites specifically. Unfortunately there are a lot of "maybes". Rather than trying to test every last ...
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How can I filter spam based on the return path in an email with clamav/amavis/spamassassin/postfix

I run an Ubuntu 12.04 server that hosts a few sites and has a handful of mail users. For email, I am using postfix/dovecot with clamav/amavis/spamassassin for anti-spam/virus. This works pretty well ...
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Outlook 2010, combine junk filters for separate inboxes?

Outlook 2010 appears to have an issue where it has a separate junk filter for separate inboxes. This doesn't work for my boss, and manually copying them over once a week sounds like a gigantic pain. I ...
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how to block spam email by subject in zimbra

How to block spam email by subject, I did try this step as well, but doesn't works. It uses custom_header_checks and define some parameters, I did try such parameters and restart the services but it ...
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Delete “JUNK” email folder from Outlook

I have two junk email folders in Outlook. Can I delete one of them or are they both in the coding and not delectable?
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Incoming email returned to sender by a spam bocker called Kundenserver

Many incoming emails are sent back to sender. How can I unblock some of them? The subject line is 'mail delivery failed. Returning message to sender.'
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Detect spambot on ubuntu 12 TLS

Recently I discovered in my mail log that there is an enormous amount of spam being sent from my home server. I am running no websites, just zpanel. I closed down all the ports and am monitoring the ...
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Local SMTP Server — prevent spam flag?

I opened up port 25 on my router, so now I can use sendmail to send email. However, the emails I send are being marked as spam by my personal gmail account (understandably). The "from" field defaults ...
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Does MailScanner add any significant functionality to a modern Exim4?

Exim4, an MTA, seems to have support for a lot of anti-spam, virus, and malware support that can be configured into it. For example, see one user's configuration documented at ...
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Blocking or filtering chinese spam using postfix

My mail server runs postfix, spamassassin, amavis and sieve. Using a combination of any of these, is it possible to block or tag any mail I receive that is written in non-"English" characters? I.e ...
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SMTP blocking a legit email, no way to contact yahoo or anyone about it?

Very frequently, I have trouble emailing from Yahoo to people with their own domain. For example, when I send an email from myname@yahoo.com to someoneelse@theirowndomain.com, I'm getting a bounce ...
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Email spammed by unknown users with same domain

I had my website and email recently migrated to new server, somehow my email was spammed with some unknown users with same domain, I have been checked in server's control panel (Plesk), I never seen ...
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http traffic is dominated by spambots and crawlers. can I preserve resources for my 'actual' users?

I host websites on a personal VPS. I've recently noticed that traffic is being dominated by robots instead of real users. This is something that Google Analytics isn't flagging presumably because many ...
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Possible moneybookers malware?

I am Mac user and few minutes ago I had to check my network traffic with tcpdump and I was surprised of the output. I send tons of requests to g1.moneybookers.com From what I see I send more than one ...
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Can I set Thunderbird to move all spam/junk mail to my inbox instead?

My upstream e-mail provider (Tormail) has a horrendous false-positive rate. There is also no webmail address book thingy that can whitelist stuff. Almost all of my friends' mail goes into the junk ...
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Mark sender as non-junk email sender in Outlook 2013

For some reason Outlook 2013 is hellbent on putting all email sent from some email addresses into the Junk Email folder, despite these emails being legitimate and safe. Moving all of these emails to ...
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Accepting unkown users in Skype, any threat for malware?

Occasionally (as in once per week or so) I receive contact requests, but don't recognize the username. Sometimes this is simply because someone I know uses a username I am not aware of, but just as ...
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Port 'pop-ups' to new tab browser hack/block pop-ups per ad production agency?

I sometimes feel obligated to accept non-malicious popups that don't contain flash. Pop-up ads monetize some of my favorite websites, actually. Unfortunately, regardless of whether or not an ad ...
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All Gmail IMAP messages go to Junk folder in Outlook 2007

All mails I receive in Gmail are received fine. When I ask Outlook to send and receive, I receive the mails in question – and they all go to Outlook's Junk mail folder. They are totally removed from ...