[Pkg-exim4-users] Problems with spam

Neil S. Briscoe neil.briscoe at censornet.com
Mon May 19 09:20:09 UTC 2008

Steven Lobbezoo wrote:
> Hi,
> Since many years now I use exim (now 4) on my server at complete
> satisfaction.
> However, now i'm getting problems with spammers, not a fault of exim,
> and i donnot know how to handle them.
> Some spammers use an e-mail addres from my system to send spam all over
> the world.
> The header looks like this :
> Received: from ([]) by alojamientowindows.net
> with MailEnable ESMTP; Tue, 13 May 2008 17:40:22 -0500
> Message-ID: <000801c8b54a$04445066$612e18b1 at qpflitn>
> From: "S0MA is your reliable pain relief." <webmaster at la-france.net>
> To: <ventas at regalandoflores.com>
> Subject: Revolution in the PE science
> Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 20:52:57 +0000
> MIME-Version: 1.0
> Content-Type: multipart/related;
>         type="multipart/alternative";
>         boundary="----=_NextPart_000_0003_01C8B54A.043FF9BB"
> X-Priority: 3
> X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
> X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.2900.3138
> X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.2900.3198
> This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
> ------=_NextPart_000_0003_01C8B54A.043FF9BB
> Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
>         boundary="----=_NextPart_001_0004_01C8B54A.043FF9BB"
> etc. etc.
> As you can see, From adress is webmaster at la-france.net (thats me) but
> the message is send from (thats NOT me).
> The result is that i'm inondated with messages from postmasters
> everywhere telling me the target does not exists or that the mail was
> clasified as spam.
> Now, for obvious reasons, i cannot block all mail coming from
> postmasters. 
> Is there any solution to this problem ?
> Thanks,
> Steven

Spam is a perrenial problem that is ever changing.

You can try some of the idea in this link


Which might help you cut down on spam.

You might also consider a professional anti-spam service.


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